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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.
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.

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