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Federal funding pulled from SA Islamic college

Federal funding for the Islamic College of South Australia will be cut from 13 April 2017 for failing to comply with governance regulations. Federal education minister Simon Birmingham said school management had failed to meet the “strict conditions” imposed on ...

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Perth students learn science in Antarctica

In what was likely the best school excursion ever, 18 students from Perth’s Kent Street Senior High School got to fly over Antarctica for a science field trip. Accompanying them for the 12-hour flight was their teacher Suzy Urbaniak, who ...

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Federal Labor to consider rich schools funding

Labor leader Bill Shorten has committed the opposition to working with the federal government to limit commonwealth funding for rich private schools. "I don't want to make private versus public some sort of partisan or party-political issue," he said. However, ...

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No Jab, No Pay unproductive: paper

“We’re extremely strong advocates for vaccination … and we both recognise that vaccine rejection is an ongoing problem in Australia … and there’s actually very limited evidence on the best way to address vaccine rejection.” Dr Margie Danchin of the ...

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