Media releases

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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Liberals demand their own government release schools funding plan

February 14, 2017

Yesterday afternoon in the Senate, the Liberals agreed to a motion demanding their own education minister immediately release a plan for schools’ funding...

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Students with disability need more funding, not more cuts

January 20, 2017

As families, teachers and students prepare to go back to school, students with disability continue to be ignored by the Liberal Government...

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