Labor’s child scare scam

It’s time Labor’s Amanda Rishworth familiarised herself with the Turnbull Government’s reforms to early childhood education and care so that she stops falsely scaring families, especially given she’s said a Shorten Labor Government would adopt our policy. “I intend to allow the new system to have time to bed down before I look at a…

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Better outcomes, more opportunities for regional, rural and remote students

Joint media release with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack, Minister Bridget McKenzie, Minister Dan Tehan and Minister John McVeigh The Coalition Government has accepted all 11 recommendations of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (IRRRRE), committing to a whole of government approach in response.   Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said the…

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Sir John Leslie Carrick AC KCMG

I pay tribute to the contribution made by Sir John Carrick to the education of millions of Australians.   Sir John’s influence on Australia, the Liberal Party and on our education system was wide, extensive and significant.   As a Liberal Senator for NSW and as General Secretary of the NSW branch of the Liberal…

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Research plan to boost families, businesses and farmers

Joint Release with Minister for Jobs and Innovation Michaelia Cash Tackling cancer, boosting farm crops, cyber security and better management of the Great Barrier Reef are just some of the benefits set to flow from a landmark research investment strategy revealed by the Turnbull Government.   Minister for Education and Training Simon Birmingham and Minister…

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Connected Beginnings to help families, children in Mt Druitt

Families in Mt Druitt will now have access to the Turnbull Government’s community based Connected Beginnings program, which connects health care, early childhood education and family support services to give local children the best possible start in life.   The Connected Beginnings program includes initiatives that provide outreach and support, and bring early childhood and…

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Decentralisation jobs boost for South Australia

The 2018-19 Budget has delivered more good news for South Australia with up to 44 new jobs set to be created in the state. Through the Coalition Government’s Decentralisation Agenda the Unique Student Identifier will relocate from Canberra to Adelaide creating up to 40 new jobs, whilst the establishment of The Office of the National…

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