28 février 2015

Government votes for increased student debt

By Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office). The Abbott Government has voted again to saddle future generations with increasing debt after passing its higher education changes through the House of Representatives today.
“Politicians, many of whom received a free university education, have voted for changes that would see many students pay over $100,000 for a degree. This is intergenerational theft in the extreme,” said Jeannie Rea, NTEU National President.
“Despite numerous polls showing the unpopularity of the changes, and despite promising no changes to funding arrangements prior to the election, the government have ploughed ahead with its unfair and unsustainable higher education policies. More...
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