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CCA's Federal Election Policy Platform and latest news items

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18-20 November 2019

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Reading Writing Hotline 25th Anniversary – speech by CCA CEO

CCA’s CEO, Dr Don Perlgut, spoke at 25th Anniversary celebration of the Reading Writing Hotline in Sydney on 15 April 2019. Other speakers included Vanessa Iles, Hotline Manager; Lyn Wilson, TAFE NSW; and David Riordan, Director of City Operations for the City of Sydney (see photo at end of this post). Don Perlgut’s speech I am greatly honoured to be Continue Reading

CCA Launches Federal Election Policy Platform

Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has launched its Federal Election Policy Platform, which outlines CCA’s policies and requests for the next Commonwealth Government. The Platform outlines the scope and achievements of Australia’s 420+ adult and community education providers, which have 385,000 vocational education and training (VET) students, 9.5% of the national total, and 5.7% of government-funded VET students. “By any count Continue Reading

Federal Election Watch: Bill Shorten Budget-in-Reply Speech on TAFE

In his Budget-in-Reply speech on Thursday, 4 April, the Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten made a number of promises about TAFE. Below are selections from his speech (which you can watch online here). The Guardian Australia reports that, “The package builds on Shorten’s promise last year to waive fees for 100,000 TAFE students and doubles the investment in campuses Continue Reading

Federal Election Watch: Minister Dan Tehan Budget tertiary education promises

As part of the Budget on Tuesday night, Education Minister Dan Tehan (pictured) announced a number of funding promises for education services. Selections from his media release on higher education follow The Morrison Government’s plan for a stronger economy is guaranteeing essential education services through the delivery of yet another year of record funding for child care, preschools, schools and universities. In this Continue Reading

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