Federal Budget lets down TAFE sector, againMay 13, 2021
The Morrison Government has no new ideas for solving the skills shortage in the 2021 Federal Budget, once again ignoring the central role of TAFE in vocational education.
Announcement fails to recognise student needOctober 14, 2020
The NSW Teachers Federation today described the 2021 budget for public schools as disappointing, saying it failed to provide the additional funding necessary to support students and counter the impact of a global pandemic.
Public schools lose out againOctober 07, 2020
An independent report has revealed Australian public schools will miss out on $19 billion in funding over the next four years as the sector was completely overlooked in Tuesday’s federal Budget while private schools continue to be overfunded by $1 billion.
NSW Budget has no plan for TAFE growthJune 21, 2019
The meagre 3 per cent increase in spending on TAFE in Tuesday’s NSW Budget revealed the Berejiklian Government had no plans for any significant growth in public vocational education, Federation analysis of the documents reveal.
Private schools’ Budget windfall: 140,000 public students miss outJune 20, 2019
The NSW Government’s $100 million increase in funding for non-government schools in Tuesday’s Budget would have benefitted more than 140,000 students in public schools, according to NSW Teachers Federation analysis.
Recent actions reveal federal party positions on issues affecting womenMay 15, 2019
Where the federal political parties stand on women’s issues has become apparent as the federal election approaches.
NSW Government ‘efficiency dividend’ cuts will hurt schools and studentsJune 21, 2018
The NSW Teachers Federation is deeply concerned that the Berejiklian Government’s annual ‘efficiency dividend’ will hurt our schools and students as each year it rips hundreds of millions of dollars out of the Education Department’s budget.
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