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2019 federal election: the fight goes on
31 May 2019, 12:13 pm
The 2019 federal election saw Australia deliver a government elected by the smallest of margins. The extreme political agendas of some of the minor parties again played a major role in significantly disrupting the two-party system.
Editorial: Election, EB and workload
31 May 2019, 12:07 pm
I want to thank the QTU members and community members who supported and participated in the three campaigns that the QTU supported in the recent federal election.
The Federal Budget: the underwhelming, the unfair and the unsaid
26 Apr. 2019, 11:54 am
On closer inspection, this Budget was notable for its unfairness and what was not said.
3 Apr: The Morrison Government’s Federal Budget has failed the fairness test by neglecting to put public education first
3 Apr. 2019, 9:45 am
This Budget announcement can only be viewed as a cynical vote-buying exercise, not a genuine commitment to education for our children
Spreading the FFN! message
19 Mar. 2019, 12:24 pm
What is a fair go? This concept seems self-explanatory, but when you think about the Morrison Coalition government’s funding model for public education, the idea of a “fair go” for our students is missing.
To change the rules, we might just have to change the government...
19 Mar. 2019, 12:20 pm
As yet another federal election looms, it is easy for people to be cynical about the political process in this country. So why do we bother?
Back to school with the Fair Funding Now! van tour
14 Feb. 2019, 11:21 am
The Fair Funding Now! campaign is back in full swing, with the launch of the Back To School national van tour on 4 February.
6 November 2018: QTU action to get #KidsOffNauru
6 Nov. 2018, 1:56 pm
Campaign to bring children and their families being held in Australian prison camps on Nauru | EB9 Claim endorsed at State Council | Fair Funding Now | Workload Survey
Fair Funding Now! ramps up in November
5 Nov. 2018, 3:44 pm
Our local Fair Funding Now! campaigns across the state will ramp up across November, with a major mobilisation of supporters planned for the weekend of 17 and 18 November in particular.
From the VP: The best choice? Public and local!
5 Nov. 2018, 1:32 pm
The Morrison government has funnelled $4.6 billion into private schools over the next 10 year. Why has the government not announced a huge injection of funds for state schools, given the overwhelming majority of people choose public education for their kids?
Fair Funding Now! National Week of Action
11 Oct. 2018, 1:57 pm
Teachers, principals and parents across the state took park in a range of activities in early September as part of the Fair Funding Now! National Week of Action.
From the President: Every child, every chance
11 Oct. 2018, 12:50 pm
The theme of the 2018 state conference of the peak body for state school parents in Queensland, P&Cs Queensland, was a perfect entrée for powerful conversations about winning fair funding for quality state schools.
Editorial: Fair Funding Now!!!
11 Oct. 2018, 12:23 pm
Here’s the rub: by 2023, 87 per cent of state schools around the country will not be funded to the SRS, the minimum to meet the agreed goals of schooling for all students.


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