Home | Author Archives: Dallas Bastian

Author Archives: Dallas Bastian

Driver sets school bus on fire in Italy

A bus full of schoolchildren has been hijacked and set on fire by its own driver in an apparent protest against migrant drownings in the Mediterranean. All 51 children managed to escape unhurt before the bus was engulfed in flames ...

More »

Tasmanian teachers, bus drivers reject pay offers

Public sector pay disputes across Tasmania are escalating with both teachers and bus drivers rejecting a two per cent offer. Australian Education Union Tasmania state manager Roz Madsen said Liberal Premier Will Hodgman had failed to adequately address key concerns ...

More »

NSW Labor promises thousands more teachers

An extra 5000 teachers will be hired to give students more one-on-one learning time and to keep up with school enrolments under a NSW Labor government. Opposition leader Michael Daley made the announcement on Monday, less than two weeks before ...

More »

Dogs to sniff out drugs in SA schools

Sniffer dogs are set to be deployed in South Australian schools to combat what the state government says is the “scourge” of drugs. Under new protocols agreed to by police and the education department, high school principals can invite sniffer dogs ...

More »