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Booming enrolment, urgent need for more funding for public schools


New school enrolment figures have provided further evidence of the growing demand for public education and of the deep inequality entrenched in the...
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Federal Govt must ‘Rebuild with TAFE’ to create a positive future for all


The Australian Education Union (AEU) is calling on governments across the country to make TAFE their first priority as Australia looks to rebuild from the...
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Victorian public school students need extra investment


The Productivity Commission’s latest Report on Government Services (RoGS) has revealed that Victorian public school students continue to be overlooked with...
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Federal Govt failing to deliver equitable funding for public schools


The annual Report into Government Services (ROGS) provides evidence of the fundamental failure of the Federal Government to ensure that public schools across...
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Productivity Commission prioritises profit over public education


The Productivity Commission’s final report into the National Agreement on Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD), recommending that governments should...
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New report proves skills crisis is direct result of Fed Gov't starving the VET Sector


Latest Government data from the NCVER shows that federal government funding for VET fell by a further $123.1 million in 2019. A further fall from the $315...
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Federal Government’s $1.2bn private school slush fund


The Federal Government has allocated more than $1 billion in additional funding between the Catholic and private school sectors while completely ignoring...
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TIMSS reveals deep inequality for disadvantaged students


The latest Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) report has revealed the impact of the federal Morrison government’s deeply inequitable...
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Students with disability need additional funding support


Nine out of ten public school principals report having to access funds from other areas of school budgets to make up for significant shortfalls in Commonwealth...
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Victorian state budget 2020: AEU welcomes investment in education


The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s 2020-21 state budget which has delivered significant investments...
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