The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the results of the 2016 Census of Australian population. The Census shows an Australia which is more diverse and less religious, with a notable increase in Indigenous Australians. The 2016 Census counted 23.4 million people living in Australia, an increase of 8.8% since the 2011 Census. Australia’s...Read more
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has warmly welcomed the NSW Government’s commitment to community college funding in 2017/18. NSW colleges received notifications earlier this week of four separate programs:Read more
- the Adult and Community Education (ACE) “Community Service Obligation (CSO) program, with a small increase in allocations from 2016/17;
- a new “Tech Savvy for Small Business” program...
Community Colleges Australia (CCA) has provided its support for a strong and sustainable Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC). Earlier this month, CCA joined with 100 other organisations to sign an open letter to the Prime Minister – also delivered to the Treasurer, Assistant Minister Michael Sukkar, and Shadow Minister for Charities...Read more
Deep insights from the frontlines of American community colleges will feature at CCA’s Annual Conference – themed “Community Education: Investing in Our Future” – in Melbourne in July. Two American community college experts from Michigan will speak on regional economic development and American community colleges: Dr Roberta Teahen, Associate Provost & Director of the Doctorate...Read more