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TAFE in NSW is threatened by governments who don't understand public value & deliver privatisation for their political donors. Join our campaign www.stoptafecuts.com.au
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'Billions of tax dollars being squandered'

'Billions of tax dollars being squandered' | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
Private vocational courses cost taxpayers seven times as much as TAFE, new analysis finds.
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Gutting TAFE is a blow to Australia

Quality, affordable education remains out of reach for so many underprivileged and isolated students, since the major parties joined forces to gut funding from TAFE colleges.
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Probe on dodgy Vic training providers

Probe on dodgy Vic training providers | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
A new investigation squad has been launched in Victoria to crack down on training providers that deliver subpar qualifications.
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TAFE NSW calls in McKinsey, meanwhile deaf students lose out

TAFE NSW calls in McKinsey, meanwhile deaf students lose out | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
"Through their cutbacks, choices have become limited"
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[WIN News Illawarra] TAFE shopfront an insult to Dapto community

20 April 2016 WIN News Illawarra Member for Shellharbour Anna Watson has told the Minister for Skills John Barilaro that she won’t be attending hi
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Tweet from @ShoebridgeMLC

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RT @ShoebridgeMLC: Standing in solidarity with TAFE workers striking for their wages and working conditions https://t.co/r3ZpMheeYi
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Tweet from @workmanalice

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Shorten: I declare that the pendulum has swung too far to private providers, Labor's backing public TAFE all the way https://t.co/95tvj0ypVW
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Tweet from @SenKimCarr

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RT @SenKimCarr: Labor will turn off the tap and fix the Liberals $5.4 billion VET FEE-HELP mess. #auspol https://t.co/z4Wo352lhD
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Nothing but cuts in the budget for TAFE

@mikebairdMP & @TurnbullMalcolm partners in crime when it comes to gutting #VET @pruecar Vs #LNP rabble #LNPfail https://t.co/gNIMri7bUI
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It is disgraceful to see the attitudes displayed by NSW LNP parliamentarians as they shout down this passionate young MP Prue Car Shadow Skills Minister.
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Glendale ‘hit’ by TAFE cuts

Glendale ‘hit’ by TAFE cuts | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
Wallsend MP says fees are up, courses and student numbers down.
Kathy Nicholson's insight:
The Nationals should be ashamed of themselves. The MPs disdainful and ill informed comments about what TAFE delivers in his electorate are symptomatic of the problem with the LNP - they don't believe in education for workers. Put them last in the Federal 2016 election
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'The end of TAFE as we know it': leaked paper details federal vocational takeover

'The end of TAFE as we know it': leaked paper details federal vocational takeover | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
The federal government would take over TAFE funding from the states under a radical plan to be presented to the states and territories at a high-leve
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When you vote in this election remember to vote for someone who supports TAFE. The Nationals and Liberals have abandoned TAFE and believe in debt for education
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Tweet from @TAFEeducation

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Para-professional trainers have no place in TAFE classes. Students deserve experts in their fields. Cast a NO vote. https://t.co/EYXJBHITEO
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TAFE NSW: government dumps multimillion-dollar enrolment system

TAFE NSW: government dumps multimillion-dollar enrolment system | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
The NSW government had dumped part of a $531 million enrolment system from the state's TAFE network after years of chaos and budget blowouts.
Kathy Nicholson's insight:
Your tax $ have been wasted on a system that has brought TAFE to a stand still. And TAFE teachers will have to wait till 2018 to see a change. Not holding my breath
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Disabled students fear for their future under TAFE cuts

Disabled students fear for their future under TAFE cuts | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
Northern NSW TAFE students are protesting the loss of specialist support services following budget cuts.
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Tweet from @SharonBirdMP

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Students and community support their Wyong #TAFE with Labor's Emma McBride today-Labor Backs TAFE https://t.co/GZRcLUhSF2
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AEU : Guaranteed funding for TAFEs must be an election issue

AEU : Guaranteed funding for TAFEs must be an election issue | Invest in TAFE for a better State! | Scoop.it
State and Federal Governments must guarantee TAFEs at least 70 per cent of overall VET funding and limit government subsidies to private providers, the AEU said today.
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Cuts to trades training are criticised as 'madness' during construction boom

TAFE NSW faces is under fire for slashing the number of teachers who deliver skills that are in high demand.
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TAFE cuts, higher unemployment point to bleak future

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TAFE cuts, higher unemployment point to bleak future, says MP
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VET loans freeze will not stop rogues

The government has been slow to react to claims of fraud in the vocational education sector.
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Tweet from @PhillipChadwick

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@billshortenmp pendulum has swing 2 far 2 private providers govt must restore public funding 2 #TAFETooGoodToLose https://t.co/ztm2OjQa40
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Tweet from @Leah4Kurrajong

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RT @Leah4Kurrajong: Budget Reply night! Great to hear that @billshortenmp will fully support a public #TAFE system https://t.co/FqW8DghmDj
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LABOR’S PLAN TO STOP DODGY PROVIDERS RIPPING OFF TAXPAYERS AND STUDENTS

Labor Senator for Victoria
Kathy Nicholson's insight:
it would be great if Labor capped contestability and made sure that at least 70% of all funding went to TAFE. I don't believe any taxpayer funds should go to private training companies
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Tweet from @ErykBagshaw

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Putting it simply #TAFETooGoodToLose #StopTAFEcuts & @SenatorRyan LNP budget cuts to ASQA wont help stop rorts https://t.co/25Z7ByfD03
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Tweet from @tafeorganiser

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Thanks @emmahusar & @SharonBirdMP for standing up for our TAFE system at Kingswood this morning #stoptafecuts https://t.co/BbxMrPnY5J
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