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Greens Call for Better Support for Students with Disabilities

In Greens’ Private Members Time this week, we’ll move to affirm the rights of all Tasmanian students to a quality education.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  10 Apr 2017

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NAPLAN Highlights Need for Equality in Education

Postcode is still having a significant effect on students’ ability to learn and perform well in NAPLAN.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  13 Dec 2016

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Premier's Failure in Canberra Sees Tasmania Left Off the Budget Map

There was nothing in the Federal Budget for Tasmania's education system, no extra funding for years 5 and 6 of Gonski.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  4 May 2016

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State Schools Ignored by Liberals

That the Coalition Federal government have only committed to funding the Gonski reforms to the end of 2016-17.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  6 Apr 2016

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Schools Still Hurting from Cuts

Cuts to teacher numbers since the Liberal government took the axe to education should be at the forefront of everyone’s mind this week.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  1 Feb 2016

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Gonski Week

Where Gonski funding has been provided to schools around the country, it is making a huge difference.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2015

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Federal Budget-Education

The Commonwealth Budget has failed public education in Tasmania by failing to deliver on years five and six of the Gonski funding reforms.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  13 May 2015

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Gonski Undermined

Education Minister Jeremy Rockliff is bastardising the Gonski reforms with his cuts to public school staffing.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  14 Nov 2014

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Tasmania Needs Gonski

Hodgman should seize the opportunity presented by today’s visit by the Prime Minister to urgently lobby for a rethink on his cuts to education funding.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  22 May 2014