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Labor lies on schools #5

Labor lies on schools #5

19 April, 2016

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 Disabilities program…” - Kate Ellis and Jenny Macklin, Media Release, 18/4/16 FACT: Repeating a lie does not make it true. As Kate Ellis and Jenny Macklin know full-well, the program was a short-term initiative to skill-up educators to better support students with disability and Labor funded it for 2012 and 2013. The Coalition... Read more »

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The quality reforms needed to get all Australian students ahead

The quality reforms needed to get all Australian students ahead

The Turnbull Government has committed to the most significant package of education quality reforms in a generation to drive excellence in Australia’s school students as part of a $73.6 billion student achievement plan. An additional $1.2 billion from 2018 to 2020 will be tied to a needs-bas... Read more >

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Never let schools funding facts get in the way of a good story

The latest report commissioned by the Australian Education Union has found exactly what they wanted it to find while ignoring the Turnbull Government’s focus on the evidence based measures that improve education outcomes. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said Australia&rsq... Read more >

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New resource hub to benefit 1.2m children

The Turnbull Government has launched a free one-stop shop for Australia’s 150,000 early childhood educators to deliver better care and outcomes for children and families. Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham said the new Early Childhood Resource Hub features more t... Read more >

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Interview - FiveAA - Leon Byner

Leon Byner: We had some fabulous news yesterday, it’s news that we had been waiting on for a long time, and we will now have 12 submarines built at the ASC. And again, one of the important issues here is that we would hope that there’ll be local jobs, but inevitably it may well be t... Read more >

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