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Don't trust what Labor says on schools, trust what they do

Don't trust what Labor says on schools, trust what they do

10 May, 2016

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 organisations to distribute as they see fit and based on their own funding models. Contrary to what is implied in his announcement today, Bill Shorten would have no say in how money is allocated to each school. Not only does Labor have no say in how funding is distributed among individual schools, but they will continue a model riddled with inconsist... Read more »

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