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The President writes: Chaplains in schools: probably illegal, certainly immoral

In the recent federal Budget, an additional $247 million has been allocated to the schools chaplaincy program. This brings the total amount of funding for the scheme, since its introduction in 2006 by the Howard Government, to about $1 billion.


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Key issues discussed at May Council included Federation’s response to “Gonski 2.0”, the preliminary findings arising from the Understanding the work of schools survey, the push for a new NAPLAN, protecting and enhancing staffing entitlements and initial teacher education.
May 18, 2018
The financial statements of the NSW Teachers Federation for the year ending 31 December 2017 have been audited in accordance with the provisions of Section 257 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009.
May 08, 2018
Federation’s March Council was briefed about the Fair Funding Now campaign launched in Canberra on 27 March to turn back the Turnbull Government’s cuts to schools when it tore up the national funding agreement with the states.
March 28, 2018