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TAFE funding boost must be at heart of COVID response

27/05/2020

Restoration of the billions of dollars of funding cut from TAFE over the past decade must be at the heart of any Commonwealth response to the Vocational...
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Urgent need for guaranteed preschool funding: COAG review

26/05/2020

A call to lock in five years of guaranteed Commonwealth funding for preschool is welcome recognition of the critical role early childhood education plays in...
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Morrison should provide hygiene funding for all schools

14/05/2020

Today’s announcement by the Morrison Government to deliver another $10 million special deal to private schools to improve COVID-19 hygiene measures ignores...
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AEU welcomes staggered return to schools

12/05/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement that public schools will begin a staggered return...
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Labor leader Anthony Albanese must deliver for public education

07/05/2020

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and Labor must resist any push to use the COVID-19 pandemic as a justification for abandoning its current progressive...
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COVID-19 exposes deep inequality in school funding

28/04/2020

The Federal Government’s concern for the education of vulnerable children during the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for equitable funding for all...
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Victoria holds firm amid Morrison's confusing updates to COVID-19 guidelines

27/04/2020

The Andrews government has rejected pressure from the Federal Government to reopen schools before the end of Term 2, arguing it would risk causing a new...
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AEU welcomes TAFE support and improved job security for teachers

17/04/2020

The Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian Branch has welcomed the Victorian government’s announcement of a $260.8 million funding package for TAFEs and...
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Urgent COVID-19 clarity needed for early childhood sector

03/04/2020

The Morrison Government’s $1.6 billion package providing free childcare for parents is welcome news for the early childhood education (ECE) sector but still...
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AEU to meet with Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan about COVID-19 concerns

20/03/2020

Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan will meet with the leadership of the Australian Education Union (AEU) on Tuesday 24th March 2020. The meeting is...
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