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29 May, 2017
The Turnbull Government’s schools funding plan has passed the House of Representatives despite the hypocritical opposition of all Labor members to Gonski needs-based funding.  Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said th... Read more

26 May, 2017
Today’s sentencing sends a strong message to those seeking to rort child care payments - you will be caught. Melissa Jade Higgins, sole director of Aussie Giggles FDC was today sentenced to seven years imprisonment – with a non-parole ... Read more

26 May, 2017
Australia has bolstered its popularity as a world class education destination with new data showing international student numbers soared by 15 per cent in the first three months of this year compared to 2016. Minister for Education and Training Si... Read more

23 May, 2017
The Labor Party has abandoned needs-based funding and the principles of the Gonski Review that they lauded until it was no longer politically expedient.   I am disappointed but not surprised that Bill Shorten and Tanya Plibersek have chosen to... Read more

18 May, 2017
I’m looking forward to meeting with my state and territory colleagues today to discuss Australia’s future schools funding arrangements and the implementation of a true, sector-blind, needs-based model that wipes away the current hodge pod... Read more

09 May, 2017
The Turnbull Government has committed to record levels of education funding to help secure the better days ahead for Australians.   Investment in the education and child care sector will rise to $42.6 billion in 2017-18.   Our reforms t... Read more

04 May, 2017
The Turnbull Government’s plan for schools has continued to be recognised for its fairness and equity. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Turnbull Government’s proposal ensured every school was supported base... Read more

03 May, 2017
The Education Minister Simon Birmingham has welcomed the support of various schooling lobby groups, principals, teachers and parents following the announcement of the Turnbull Government’s plans to ensure all schools were funded fairly and acco... Read more

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