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...

Which major political party TAFE policies can be trusted?

The Tasmanian Liberal Party has shown it cannot be trusted with Tasmania’s TAFE. Since coming to government in 2014, TasTAFE enrolment numbers have dropped by 35 per cent, down to 21,189. TasTAFE teacher numbers have also been cut, dropping by 54 to 838. The...

Is the Liberal Party TasTAFE policy really privatisation?

While both major State political parties wrestle with the idea of whether or not plans for TasTAFE to become a Government Business Enterprise means privatisation, we break down the facts. Here’s what the Parliament of Australia website tells us what a Government...

More politics means TAFE and Tasmanians lose

Peter Gutwein and the Liberal Party, if allowed to implement their TasTAFE privatisation plan, will not be able to keep one promise on TAFE. Whether you call the Liberal Party’s policy privatisation or not – the reality of the policy is that it puts TAFE out of the...