GOVERNMENT CASTS FRESH DOUBT ON THE FUTURE OF PRESCHOOL

At today’s education ministers’ meeting, the Turnbull Government has again failed to give any funding certainty for Australia’s successful four year old preschool program – raising serious questions about what will happen when the current funding allocation runs out at the end of next year.

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MORE EVIDENCE OF TURNBULL’S HIT ON AUSTRALIAN JOBS AND TRAINING

A new report today shows further evidence of the damage to Australian jobs inflicted by the Turnbull Government’s cuts to TAFE and vocational education.

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WORK CUT OUT FOR GOVERNMENT IN VET REFORM

Reports today show just how much work this Government has cut out for them in reforming Australia’s vocational education and training sector. 

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XENOPHON SELLS OUT SA

Senator Nick Xenophon has today proven that despite his tough talk, he’s willing to sell out South Australia at the first opportunity to vote with the Turnbull Government on draconian anti-worker legislation.

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PM WARNED ON VET REFORM IMPLEMENTATION

With the VET Student Loans Bill soon expected before the Parliament, Bill Shorten has written to the Prime Minister calling on him to urgently step in and address critical implication issues.

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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LABOR WILL KEEP FIGHTING FOR THE MURRAY

South Australian Labor Members and Senators will fight to restore the health of the River Murray and oppose plans by Malcolm Turnbull and Barnaby Joyce to wreck the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

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LIBS TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHILD CARE QUALITY RATINGS, WHEN IT SUITS

The Liberals’ attempt to blame state governments for the backlog in child care quality ratings is a transparent distraction from their own failure to make sure services are rated on time.

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VET AMENDMENTS TO PROTECT STUDENTS AND TAFE

Labor will make the Government’s VET Student Loans changes fairer by moving amendments in the Senate to protect students and TAFE.

 

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REPORT BACKS CALLS FOR GOVERNMENT TO INVESTIGATE THREE YEAR OLD PRESCHOOL

A new report released today by the Mitchell Institute has added more weight to Labor’s call for the Government to investigate expanding preschool programs to benefit three year olds.

 

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MORRISON’S NANNY SCHEME A FLOP

Reports today reveal the Liberals’ nanny trial is failing to win the support of Australian parents, with just 186 families taking part.

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