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Education – Speech Pathology

The expected literacy outcomes for prep students are sharply declining and reading rates to the national minimum standard are also declining.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Nov 2020


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Speech Pathologist Investment Lacking in School Literacy Goal

The government’s goal of 100% literacy is laudable, but hollow and meaningless if it’s not supported by the resources required to get there.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  24 Nov 2020


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Government Must Invest in Speech Pathologists to Achieve 100% Literacy Target

The Government’s 100% functional literacy target is welcome, but will remain aspirational without investment in recruiting and retaining speech pathologists. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Sep 2020


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Quality Education for all Tasmanian Students

Investment in education is one of the most important functions of government. Our schools need more funding for teachers and support staff.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Policies  |  2 Feb 2018


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Extension School Program

Madam Speaker, I always have great faith in our young people, in their capacity to learn and to grow and to be active in our community and to drive change.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Sep 2019


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State Budget: Address in Reply

The Greens’ Alternative Budget restores frontline funding to education, and state Government's share of responsibility for sewerage and water infrastructure.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  31 May 2016