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Victorian MP letter first sign of school cash deal: Tehan

Australia’s Education Minister Dan Tehan says a state government letter about federal education funding is the first sign of a deal. Tehan told reporters on Sunday a letter from the Victorian Education Minister James Merlino was “the first indication” Victoria ...

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PM backs ‘digital licence’ for school kids

Schoolchildren should have to sit for a national digital licence test, Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes. Morrison’s support for the idea comes after child psychologist Michael Carr-Gregg wrote to him pushing for national leadership on such a licence, to reduce ...

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Institutions urged to join redress scheme

The federal government is urging organisations and religious orders to sign up to the national redress scheme for people who experienced child sexual abuse in institutions, with hundreds yet to join. Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher said ...

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