Schools Funding Campaign
Equity funding and principal release under threatAugust 21, 2020
2020 is the second year that small schools have received additional teaching principal release time.
Report reveals funding crisis for public schoolsAugust 16, 2020
New analysis of ACARA data shows the funding gap between public and private schools has widened under the Morrison Government’s funding legislation and special deals for private schools.
Media release: Government-fuelled largesse – it's obsceneMarch 08, 2020
Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos says revelations of the “billion dollar private school building boom” further expose defenceless funding priorities of state and federal governments.
Boom in enrolments unmatched by fundingMarch 08, 2020
A Productivity Commission report shows total government funding to NSW private schools increased by 32 per cent while equivalent funding for public schools increased by only 11.8 per cent between 2008-09 and 2017-18; almost three times as much.
Media release: Morrison’s gifts to private schools now valued at almost $5 billion – public schools get nothingMarch 02, 2020
Today’s announcement by the Morrison Government has confirmed the Federal Government’s special deals with private schools have reached almost $5 billion, while public schools get nothing.
Campaign goes on...December 14, 2019
For decades, school funding has been an area of contested policy between governments. This year was to be the final year of the original “Gonski agreements”.
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.
- Media Releases
- Women in Education
- Professional Learning
- Aboriginal Education
- Multicultural Education
- Special Education
- Future Teachers
- Small schools
- Special Interest Groups
- Peace and Environment
- Corrective Services
- Careers Advisers
- The President writes
- Ask Federation