10 August 2023
Section: Media Release
The NSW Government must honour its agreement to lift teacher salaries amid a damning Auditor General report into regional, remote…
7 July 2023
The classroom shortage, maintenance backlog, the program to build public preschools, and affordable housing are key infrastructure issues Federation is…
5 June 2023
Recent changes announced to the Staffing Agreement, including access to service transfers, mark the culmination of longstanding Federation policy to…
8 April 2019
The defeat of the Morrison Government and a successful Fair Funding Now! campaign at the upcoming federal election will be critical to narrowing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across many, if not all, of the targets of the Closing the Gap strategy.
26 February 2019
The protection and enhancement of a statewide staffing system that distributes qualified, permanent teachers to every public school community across NSW, remains the most responsible use of additional needs-based funding in our public schools.
14 November 2018
The provision of free public preschool education in NSW is one of the worst of any state or territory in Australia. Of all early childhood education service types available in NSW, government preschools account for only 5 per cent. Enrolment share follows a similar pattern.
8 June 2018
While the Turnbull Government has refused to fund its share of the final two years of the NSW Gonski agreement, the schools funding campaign has been successful in attracting an additional $1.4 billion to NSW public schools since 2014.
15 May 2018
Over the next 10 to 12 years public school enrolments will grow by 23 per cent, demanding a major commitment to expenditure on school infrastructure and a thoroughly informed and well-planned program of public works.