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Needs-based long-term funding certainty for Australia’s schools

Needs-based long-term funding certainty for Australia’s schools

23 June, 2017

The Turnbull Government’s plan for real needs-based funding for Australia’s schools passed the Parliament this morning, ensuring students will get the support and quality education they need to succeed. This historic reform will deliver tangible benefits to students, parents and teachers. It represents a major investment in Australia’s future.   Our Quality Schools reforms deliver an additional $23.5 billion, on top of the 2016 Budget, for Australian schools over the next decade and we will ensure that investment is distributed according to need, as envisaged by David Gonski’s Review of School Funding in 2011... Read more »

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Interview on ABC Melbourne with Rafael Epstein

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on ABC Melbourne with Rafael Epstein Topics: Tony Abbott, Delivering real Gonski needs-based schools funding; energy policy 29/06/2017 04:05PM Rafael Epstein: The Education Minister Simon Birmingham is travelling the country touting what is one of the Prime... Read more >

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Doorstop interview, Berwick Victoria, Hillcrest College

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Doorstop interview, Berwick Victoria, Hillcrest College Topics: Delivering real Gonski needs-based schools funding, higher education reform and same-sex marriage. 29/06/2017 09:45AM Jason Wood: Yeah, I’d just very much like to welcome the Minister Simon Birmingham he... Read more >

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New initiatives to boost growing international education sector

Nearly half a million international students have travelled to Australia this year to take advantage of our world-class education system, new data has revealed.  Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said international student numbers grew by 14 percent in the first four month... Read more >

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Interview on Sky News with David Speers

E&OE TRANSCRIPT Interview on Sky News with David Speers Topics: Delivering real Gonski needs-based schools funding; Higher education reforms; Christopher Pyne 28/06/2017 04:05PM David Speers: The Treasurer there talking up what the Government’s done with the Gonski 2.0 school fundin... Read more >

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