Every school and every child underfunded by Liberal schools agreement

The Australian Education Union today released the detailed amounts of underfunding for every Tasmanian public school as a result of a Liberal state and federal government school funding agreement. Three days out from the state election, the union representing...

AEU ad launch to stop Liberals ducking TAFE privatisation policy

The Australian Education Union has today launched a ‘quacker’ of a TV ad to stop the Liberal Party ducking the reality of their TAFE privatisation policy. “It’s time the Liberal Party came clean with Tasmanian voters – their TAFE policy will hurt students and industry...

TAFE numbers drop as privatisation plan draws backlash

TASTAFE enrolments have fallen by more than 11,000 since the Liberal Party was elected in 2014. The latest TasTAFE annual report shows 21,189 students were enrolled at the public education institution in 2019, down from 32,711 in 2013 – one year before the Liberal...

Liberal Party TAFE promises broken on delivery  

PREMIER Peter Gutwein is desperately trying to mislead Tasmanians with TAFE promises his own privatisation plan will prevent him from keeping. Under the Liberal Party’s TAFE privatisation policy, the State Government would be unable to employ one new teacher, let...