Simon Birmingham news

  • Govt restores funding to beleaguered schools by Brett Henebery

    Funding has been restored to three of six schools at the centre of a Federal Government review into alleged governance and financial mismanagement issues.

  • Govt announces ATAR crackdown by Robert Ballantyne

    The Federal Government is cracking down on universities enrolling students with ATAR scores well below the advertised cut off for courses.

  • Education Minister warns of ‘historic mistake’ by James Reid

    The Federal Government risks making the biggest mistake in education history if it shifts responsibility for school funding to the states, an Education Minister warns.

  • Thousands of teachers’ jobs ‘at risk’ by Robert Ballantyne

    An Education Minister is warning that her state stands to lose thousands of teachers under controversial reforms proposed by the Federal Government.

  • Major school faces closure after govt ruling by Brett Henebery

    A beleaguered school at the centre of a Federal funding stoush may close after the Federal Government confirmed its funding would be cut.

  • States respond to PM’s schools plan by Brett Henebery

    State and Territory leaders have spoken out on the PM’s controversial proposal to absolve the Federal Government of public school funding.