21 mai 2016

Impact of 2016 Budget on Universities

By Paul Kniest. Trying to work out the impact of higher education changes announced as part of the 2016 Federal Budget is far from straight forward. This paper attempst to provide readers with a better understanding of how the delay in the implemenation of the government's higher education policies until 1 January 2018 impact on the budgets of our public universities. More...

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NTEU backs students protesting Turnbull govt attacks on higher education

By Andrew MacDonald. NTEU stands with students gathering in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Tasmania and Newcastle in the wake of last week’s federal budget, which confirmed that after three years in office the only plan the Abbott/Turnbull government has for higher education is to cut funding and make students pay more. More...

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A PaTH to nowhere: Liberal Government’s jobs ‘plan’ in tatters

By Andrew MacDonald. The following post is an ACTU media release issued on 12 May 2016 in response to news the Governement's Youth Jobs PaTH program may not be legal:
Barely eight days after it was announced, the Turnbull Government’s internship plan is in tatters, with employment law experts questioning the legality of its Youth Jobs PaTH program under the current legislative framework – potentially blowing a $478 million black hole in the budget. More...

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Government must keep dodgy private providers out of higher education

By Andrew MacDonald. The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) is calling on the Turnbull government to rule out extending Commonwealth supported higher education places (CSPs) to for-profit providers, following the latest damning indictment on the for-profit vocational education and training (VET) sector. More...

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