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New funding figures show private schools massively favoured over public schools by governments

New figures show that government (Commonwealth and State) funding increases massively favoured private schools over public schools between 2009-10 and 2017-18. By Trevor Cobbold Government funding for private schools increased by $1,779 per student, adjusted for inflation, while funding for public schools was cut by $49 per student. The increase […]

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“Here’s six ways to start fixing our broken politics”

Voters are sick of the lack of transparency in politics. Here’s my prescription for better, more honest government. By John Hewson. First published at The Sydney Morning Herald – Thursday 13 February 2020. See; https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/how-to-clean-up-politics-six-rules-of-engagement-20200212-p5402w.html Scott Morrison had his Trump Lite moment when he stared blankly at the Australian people […]