Schools Funding Campaign
Drought package bypasses government schoolsNovember 21, 2019
Public schools have again been neglected by the Morrison Government — this time in its drought package.
2019 campaign prioritiesMarch 04, 2019
The campaign priorities outlined here are by no means an exhaustive list nor are they necessarily in any particular order. Rather, these are the major issues, determined by members at Federation's democratic decision-making forums, that we will continue to campaign for in the forthcoming elections, and beyond.
Fair Funding Now! campaign to hit the roadDecember 07, 2018
In early 2019, the Fair Funding Now! campaign will embark on a national van tour aimed at highlighting the differences between the major parties when it comes to schools funding.
Schools funding conversations with parents urgentJuly 09, 2018
The best chance of achieving the objectives of the schools funding campaign is for Federation members to speak to parents in their school community on return to school,Federation President Maurie Mulheron told Annual Conference.
Training course seeks to engage wider communityApril 05, 2018
As a part of the Fair Funding Now campaign, Federation has conducted six targeted campaign training days involving Federation Representatives, parents and principals in the key electorates of Banks, Gilmore, Page and Robertson.
Startling figures support funding campaignApril 03, 2018
A national report that shows the declining performance of our most disadvantaged school students will cost the country at least $120 billion in coming decades, reinforced Federation’s campaign for fairer public school funding, President Maurie Mulheron said.
Proficient and committedMarch 29, 2018
I am writing this in a hotel room in Canberra having spent the day wandering the corridors of Parliament House, accompanied by parents and teachers, dropping in on politicians to argue for a fairer funding model for public schools. It’s a quiet room and as the sun sets, I’m reflecting on the past 40 years.
Join the push for proper resourcingMarch 28, 2018
Everyone committed to achieving fair funding for public schools has been urged by Federation President Maurie Mulheron to sign up to the Fair Funding Now campaign.
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