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Newcastle Uni students to suffer if Turnbull govt cuts funding, introduces $100,000 degrees

MEDIA RELEASE 11 March 2016 Commenting on the news this morning that the federal government’s higher education election platform could retain the 20 percent funding cut proposed under the Abbott government, Greens NSW Senator Lee Rhiannon said:   “A 20 … Continue reading

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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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