Category Archives: Education

Here’s how you can help with the Greens Newcastle Council Election campaign

If you’re looking for a rad way to meet the best people Newcastle has to offer, spread the good word about the Greens (especially regarding our excellent candidates running in the Newcastle City Council Elections) and enjoy the lovely winter … Continue reading

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Green Streets – News and Views from the Newcastle Greens

Making our urban forest safer ‘Beautiful terror’ in art Community energy powers on Who will revitalise Newcastle? A tale of broken promises T4: Multinational trump locals – again How TAFE is being sacrificed on the altar of ‘competition’ And lots … Continue reading

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Stand up for TAFE demonstration 28th July

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Hunter communities reject Premier’s privatisation push

Media release: 17 February 2015 The Greens stood alongside hundreds of Hunter residents today to say no to privatisation and yes to the public provision of high quality affordable services and infrastructure. Greens NSW MP John Kaye, who spoke at … Continue reading

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Greens NSW media statement in response to Labor’s TAFE “Rescue Plan”

Media statement in response to NSW Labor’s TAFE announcement in Maitland this morning 3 February 2015 Clr Michael Osborne Greens candidate for Newcastle said: “Labor’s promises won’t help those Fine Arts students in Newcastle whose fees skyrocketed at the beginning … Continue reading

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Local Greens slam Labor Sam Dastyari’s ill-founde​d comments regarding building ships in Newcastle

The Greens at federal, state and local levels have always supported a shipbuilding industry in Newcastle. Contrary to Sam Dastyari’s assertions, the Greens champion high-level skills based manufacturing industries such as ship-building. “We believe that the revitalisation of boat and … Continue reading

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Hands off Education Rally – University of Newcastle – 3:00pm Wed 20th August

3PM CITY HUB. WEDNESDAY 20th AUGUST In May we proved Newcastle cares about education and the future of Australia. We proved that students, staff, and the community were prepared to hit the streets and make ourselves heard. We got coverage … Continue reading

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Emergency Rally Against Cuts and Fee Hikes

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Hunter skilled workforce under threat from Coalition ‘autonomous’ TAFE plan

The Greens have labelled the Coalition “autonomy for TAFE” plan as a backward step for the Hunter and said it would be the first stage of full privatisation of vocational education and training. Greens higher education spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon … Continue reading

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Investing in Innovation: boosting science and research

If we want a strong economy after the mining boom, boosting our investment in science is vital. That’s why we’ll increase investment in research & innovation to 3% of GDP by 2020, fund Open Access Publishing, support health & medical … Continue reading

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