Morrison Govt gives Private Schools Funding Boost

Last week, the Federal Government announced it will be providing an extra $4.6 billion to independent and Catholic schools to help cut school fees and improve diversity.

The decision has – naturally – provoked criticism from many corners as ‘hunger relief for the well fed’. They argue that the money could be better spent on assisting public schools instead.

To discuss the government’s decision, I’m joined now by Dr Emma Rowe, Lecturer at the School of Education in Deakin University.

Find  Dr Rowe’s writing on the subject at The Conversation.

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