Category Archives: Education

Standing Up for What Matters: Our Campaign Ad

Check out The Greens’ first ad of the campaign and share it with your friends.

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Newcastle Greens Announce Election Campaign Priorities

An investment in renewable energy, secure housing and education are key priorities for Greens candidate for Newcastle Michael Osborne. Councillor Osborne, who has clocked up almost a decade on Newcastle City Council, says the Greens can offer the electorate investments … Continue reading

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Greens give the old parties an “F” on truthful campaigning

“The old parties have been peddling fear and fiction and need to get their facts straight,” said Greens Candidate for Newcastle Cr Michael Osborne. “As I door-knock around the electorate, residents tell me that both the old parties have been … Continue reading

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Fear, Fiction, Fact. Public Forum, August 7th

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Save Art in TAFE Campaign – The Big Week of ArtRage!

This week two major protests are being organised to bring home to government that they can’t stop funding art education in TAFE without consequences. We’re still astounded that the government can be so short-sighted and ill-informed about the work of … Continue reading

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TAFE Art School: A Jewel in Newcastle’s Crown under threat

Stroll through Newcastle on a balmy evening and take in the John Paynter Gallery at the Lock-up, The Region Art Gallery, Back to Back cooperative Gallery, the Watt Space, and the Newcastle Art Space, and you will encounter exhibition openings … Continue reading

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Childcare and Early Childhood Support Policy

Newcastle Greens Policy on Childcare and Early Childhood Support A community-focused and child-friendly council Newcastle Greens believe that Newcastle City Council is the best-placed sphere of government to monitor and address early childhood and childcare needs of the Newcastle community. … Continue reading

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Newcastle City Council axe set to fall on childcare services

GREENS candidate Therese Doyle says plans by Newcastle City Council to rid itself of essential not-for-profit childcare centres will trigger an increase in fees and may result in job cuts. A proposal in a report by council staff recommending the … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism, the environment and education: O’Farrell’s dangerous mix

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Greens call for two years of free pre-school

Greens candidate for Swansea, Sue Wynn, has joined the cry of community pre-schools across the region for the government to increase funding and make pre-schooling more affordable. ‘As a mother, former teacher, educator and Greens candidate I condemn the continued … Continue reading

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