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Media Releases

07 December, 2016
After sitting on the sidelines for months since her appointment as Labor’s Education spokesperson, Tanya Plibersek has finally decided to insert herself into the national conversation about how to improve student outcomes and has embarrassingly... Read more

07 December, 2016
A leading international education snapshot released overnight shows Australian science students are now seven months behind where they were in 2006, an Australian maths student is a year of schooling behind where they were in 2003 and Australian stud... Read more

01 December, 2016
Stronger vocational education system delivered
The Turnbull Government’s legislation to rebuild vocational education and training has passed the Parliament, delivering a system that students and taxpayers can trust and ending the rip-offs and rorts that plagued Labor’s failed VET FEE-HELP scheme. Minister for Education and Trainin... Read more

01 December, 2016
An innovative approach to teaching STEM subjects saw Flinders University lecturer Associate Professor Karen Burke da Silva take top honours at the Australian Awards for University Teaching tonight in Canberra. Minister for Education and Training S... Read more

30 November, 2016
A new international report has again highlighted the importance of reforms to lift the performance of Australian schools in maths and science. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the Trends in International Mathematics and Sc... Read more

29 November, 2016
An outstanding essay about Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira has delivered New South Wales student Rachel Wang the prestigious 2016 National Young Historian of the Year Award. Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, presented the Y... Read more

24 November, 2016
Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham says Family Day Care fraudsters are “on notice” after a New South Wales District Court jury’s verdict late yesterday against Melissa Jade Higgins. Minister Birmingham said the verdict h... Read more

21 November, 2016
The Turnbull Government will pilot ways to measure the impact of university research and their engagement with business and industry in 2017 after today opening applications for institutions to take part ahead of a national rollout of the assessment ... Read more

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