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Union finds $30bn school infrastructure divide

A scathing report produced by the Australian Education Union (AEU) found five top private schools spent more money on capital works than governments did for 3,372 public schools, over half the public schools in the country, in 2021. It also ...

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SA teachers walk off the job

South Australian public school teachers have voted to proceed with a full day strike today after pay and condition negotiations between the union and the government failed to reach an agreement. Thousands of SA teachers will walk off the job ...

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SA teachers may walk off again

South Australian teachers could walk off the job again as early as next week, the state’s education union has warned. Some 170 schools closed on Friday as thousands of teachers waged industrial action over their pay demands. In a branch council meeting held ...

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Teachers boycott nuclear sub challenge in schools

There's growing momentum among teaching unions to boycott a government-backed challenge tasking high school students to design a nuclear-powered propulsion system. The Nuclear-powered Submarine Propulsion Challenge, launched by Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Jonathon Earley in June, seeks to ...

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Budget 2022: What’s in it for education?

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s fourth budget included the promise that Australian schools would continue to receive “record funding”, allocating $25.3 billion in 2022, and $318.9 billion to 2029. According to the budget, the government is committing $228.5 million to improve the ...

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