Media release: TAFE HECS plans raise prospect of increased fees

Media release: TAFE HECS plans raise prospect of increased fees 25 February 2020 The NSW Government proposal to introduce the HECS system for TAFE students raises the very real prospect of significant fee increases, and the risk of high level debt for students doing...

Media release: Corporate nonsense gone wild with TAFE outsourcing  

The latest TAFE procurement tender will see essential curriculum planning for vocational education being outsourced. This is the outcome of years of Liberal Government cuts to vocational education which are resulting in key skills being lost, and core functions being...

Media release: Devolved spending a $1.3 billion failure

Information received by the Greens, following a threat to censure the Education Minister, shows that public schools across NSW have $1.3 billion in unspent money. Averaged across the states 2,200 public schools this equates to almost $600,000 unspent for every school....

Media release: Super wealthy private schools draining public funds

 Figures obtained by NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge show that some of the wealthiest and most exclusive private schools in NSW are hoovering up millions of taxpayer funds. Knox Grammar School which recently opened its $47 million dollar performing arts centre, charged...
2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

2016: guns, amalgamations and steel

As the year draws to a close we can look back on some of the campaigning achievements of 2016. It has not been an easy year for progressive politics around the world, but here in NSW we’ve had some results worth celebrating. We have campaigned strongly against forced...