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23 June, 2017
Needs-based long-term funding certainty for Australia’s schools
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 teach... Read more

24 March, 2017
Child care cost relief on the way for families
The Turnbull Government’s early childhood education and care reforms have passed the Senate and will deliver more affordable, accessible and flexible services for families. The Jobs for Families legislation will encourage people into the workforce and tackle rising child care fees and expen... Read more

03 May, 2016
Labor’s biggest lie of all on schools
After Labor’s plan for funding schools ‘went up in smoke’ last night, they have continued to demonstrate their poor understanding of basic economics. Repeatedly claiming there has been a ‘cut’ to schools funding under the Coalition does not make it true. Australians ... Read more

19 April, 2016
Labor lies on schools #5
Kate Ellis and Jenny Macklin have ignored their own track record on Labor’s support for students with disability, ramping up their cynical scare campaign against vulnerable families and students. “The Liberal Government has cut the $100 million a year More Support for Students With Di... Read more

14 April, 2016
Labor lies on schools #4: Students with disability
Labor has decided to play politics with disability, making vulnerable families and students the next targets in their desperate education scare campaign.   “…the Turnbull Government’s cuts to the More Support for Students with Disability program” - Kate Ellis and Jen... Read more

01 April, 2016
Labor lies on schools #2
Labor have followed up on yesterday’s lies about school funding, again spouting mistruths about the reality of schools funding arrangements across Australia.   “…things like the national curriculum, things like the national approach to teacher quality, things like the natio... Read more

18 March, 2016
More preschoolers benefitting from early education
A record number of parents and families are taking advantage of early education and child care programmes according to a new report. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the data from the ABS’ Preschool Education, Australia, 2015 publication showed the Government’... Read more

08 March, 2016
Labor has child care questions to answer
Opposition Education Spokesperson Kate Ellis has for the third time in four days confirmed that Labor has no plans for child care. Ms Ellis only seems interested in swiping from the sidelines and standing in the way of the Turnbull Government’s child care package that will benefit around one m... Read more

06 March, 2016
Claims today by Opposition Education Spokesperson Kate Ellis confirm changes made by the previous Labor Government have accelerated costs for Australian families but that they offer no plan to fix the mess they left.    The Opposition con... Read more

24 February, 2016
“Revelations in The Australian today that one of Senator Nick Xenophon’s federal candidates has aligned herself with a group that has strong links to Pauline Hanson pose some serious questions for the candidate, Ms Sharkie, and Senator Xe... Read more

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