26 March 2014
Concerned parents and community members in WA today continued their campaign against drastic budget cuts in our schools at school gates.Read more
26 March 2014
In an extraordinary display of trickery, Minister for Education Christopher Pyne used Question Time today to claim a victory for Western Australian schools, claiming both the Abbott and Barnett Governments are good for education in WA.Read more
24 March 2014
The full impact of Tony Abbott's broken election promise on school education funding was revealed today with the release of new school-by-school funding data.Read more
22 March 2014
The Abbott Government's refusal to release school funding agreements is a blatant attempt to hide its broken promises and mask the policy chaos that is gripping school funding.Read more
18 March 2014
The Prime Minister must today guarantee his Gonski broken promise does not result in the same cuts to jobs and schools we've seen in Western Australia replicated across other states and territories.Read more
5 March 2014
Following the annual update of the MySchool website today, Tony Abbott must rule out any changes that could be used to hide the Government's broken promises on education, or cover up cuts.
27 February 2014
Yesterday it was revealed in Senate Estimates that the Abbott Government has thrown away the Gonski reforms and their election promises on schools.
Senator Carr: So they're not committed to implement the previous agreements?
Ms Paul (Education Department): That's right, some of which were for six years, that's correct.
25 February 2014
With just 12 weeks until the Abbott Government delivers its first budget, there are clear signs today of its intention to abandon its promise to implement Labor's Gonski school reforms.
This is despite the iron-clad commitments made by the Prime Minister and the Education Minister before the election; when they went to great efforts to convince voters they supported Labor's Gonski school funding model, and the money that goes with it:
25 February 2014 The Abbott Government has broken another promise to thousands of dedicated childcare workers with their decision to try and block workers from receiving a wages boost. Today's Australian reports the Abbott Government is actively fighting against the equal pay case in front of the Fair Work Commission to boost childcare workers' wages.Read more
19 February 2014
The Government's announcement today of a further review into teacher training is just another diversion from its broken promises.
If the Abbott Government genuinely wanted to improve the quality of teaching in every Australian school, the most important step it could take would be to keep its election promise to "maintain the new school funding model." (Christopher Pyne, Sky News, 17 November 2013)