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Media Releases

26 May, 2016
More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will receive support to complete school and transition to further education and training as a result of the Coalition’s $5.75 million investment in the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experien... Read more

25 May, 2016
Child care centres and schools across Australia will take time out from their busy schedules this morning with around half a million two to six-year olds set to enjoy the largest National Simultaneous Storytime ever. Minister for Education and Tra... Read more

24 May, 2016
I congratulate Professor Aidan Byrne on his new role as Provost at The University of Queensland.  While it is disappointing that the Australian Research Council (ARC) is losing a thoughtful and insightful leader, I appreciate that Professor Byr... Read more

19 May, 2016
A re-elected Turnbull Government will deliver $32.5 million in capital funding to provide a globally connected and locally focussed world class Central Coast medical school precinct on the Central Coast of New South Wales. Minister for Education a... Read more

12 May, 2016
Fresh analysis from a leading education research centre backs the evidence-based approach of the Coalition’s once-in-a-generation plan to lift school student achievement. “…increased expenditure has not produced significantly im... Read more

10 May, 2016
Don't trust what Labor says on schools, trust what they do
In an extraordinary repackaging of a months old announcement today, Labor has shown they don’t understand how the Commonwealth’s schools funding is distributed and how arrangements work. Quite simply, the Federal Government pays lump sums to states and territories and non-government org... Read more

09 May, 2016
Bill Shorten has started his campaign pitch by once again lying to Australians about education funding in a playground in Leichhardt in Queensland where Labor agreed to rip out $40 million from local schools. “There is no plan for schools ex... Read more

06 May, 2016
The Turnbull Government has accepted all 28 recommendations of the Watt Review into research policy and funding, and has already made significant commitments to stimulate innovation and improve collaboration between Australian researchers and industr... Read more

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