Media releases

LONELINESS REPORT DEMANDS DEBATE

November 11, 2018

The first comprehensive Australian research on loneliness, released this weekend, represents a challenge policy-makers must respond to. The Australian Loneliness Report, produced by the Australian Psychological Society, found that one in four Australians are lonely, and that the issue affects all genders and nearly all age groups.

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Victorian Liberals' Education Statement an Insult to Students

January 24, 2018

The Victorian Liberal Party’s so-called ‘school education values statement’ isn’t a policy but an insult to Victorian students and their families.

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Government dodges question on needs-based funding

June 05, 2017

Today in the Federation Chamber, the Minister representing the Minister for Education, Greg Hunt, was unable to give a straight answer on needs-based funding...

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Greens' rank opportunism and division hurting schools

May 25, 2017

Labor welcomes the statement of Member for Melbourne that he will vote against the Coalition’s $22 billion cuts to our schools...

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School kids to pay for big business tax cuts

May 10, 2017

The Budget confirms that Malcolm Turnbull will cut $22 billion from schools to pay for a $50 billion big business tax cut...

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Time to stop playing politics on foreign donations

March 10, 2017

Today’s reports from the Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters demonstrate the need to support Bill Shorten’s bill on foreign donations...

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST