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ALP Media Release 10 Oct 2018: Labor to transform public schools with record investment
10 Oct. 2018, 4:07 pm
Now that’s a school funding announcement…
10 Oct. 2018, 12:10 pm
A commitment to invest $14.1 billion in state schools over a decade from 2020 places Bill Shorten and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in an even stronger position on education in the lead up to the next federal election.
AEU Media Release: AEU welcomes Labor’s $14.1bn public school investment
10 Oct. 2018, 10:28 am
Labor’s federal election commitment to invest $14.1 billion in our public schools rightfully returns public education as the priority of a future federal government. It recognises the importance of properly funding the system responsible for educating Australia’s 2.5 million public school students.
AEU Media Release: National student enrolment forecasts expose PM's private school funding bias
27 Sep. 2018, 1:01 pm
27 Sep 2018: Public school enrolments are forecast to increase by 23 times more than Catholic school enrolments over the next decade, raising hard questions about the assumptions behind the Morrison government’s $4.6 billion private school funding deal.
ABC Radio: Poor public school students get $9,000 less funding than Catholic school students
26 Sep. 2018, 10:41 am
New figures suggest the poorest students in public schools are being short-changed by Government plans to pour several billion dollars more into the Catholic schools sector over the next decade. The figures have been provided to the Australian Education Union under Freedom of Information laws.
AEU Media Release: New FOI data reveals PMs school funding hypocrisy
26 Sep. 2018, 10:37 am
26 Sep 2018: The evidence shows that Australia’s most disadvantaged government schools receive less government funding than Catholic and Independent schools in the same area...
Media release - Qld Education Minister: PM Morrison, don’t rob Peter to pay Paul
21 Sep. 2018, 3:55 pm
21 Sep 2018: Education Minister Grace Grace has called on the Federal Government not to turn its back on public schools, urging the PM not to rob Peter to pay Paul.
ACTU media release: Morrison must deliver fair funding to public schools
21 Sep. 2018, 3:52 pm
21 Sep 2018: Prime Minister Scott Morrison is trying to use more than $4 billion of taxpayer money to buy his way out of a political mess, while ignoring the needs of 2.5 million public school students across Australia.
Morrison out of touch on education funding
21 Sep. 2018, 11:24 am
QTU President: The Prime Minister’s contemptuous dismissal of genuine community concerns about the funding arrangements for state schools has added significant heat to the debate on fair funding for all schools...
AEU Media Release: Education ministers must fight Morrison government for public school funding
21 Sep. 2018, 9:35 am
21 Sep 2018: Australian Education Union Federal President Correna Haythorpe said the nation’s 2.5 million public school students had been abandoned by the Morrison government, and now were counting on the states and territories to make sure that they do not sign inadequate public school funding deals.
AEU Media Release: PM’s private school spending splurge leaves public school students forgotten
20 Sep. 2018, 4:36 pm
20 Sep 2018: The Morrison government’s private school funding deal is a cynical attempt by the Morrison government to buy votes at the next election at the expense of our children in our public schools.
Fair Funding Now! storyboard
18 Jul. 2018, 3:46 pm
Fair Funding Now! launched locally across Queensland
17 Jul. 2018, 4:07 pm
During May and June, parents, teachers and school leaders joined other concerned community members right across the state for Fair Funding Now! local launch events.

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