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NSW returns to surplus earlier than expected - Sydney Morning Herald

NSW returns to surplus earlier than expected - Sydney Morning Herald | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
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NSW returns to surplus earlier than expected
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Mr Baird said the result was "a good news story for the people of NSW" but warned the state had "a long way to go".
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There is no longer any excuse for TAFE cuts in NSW.

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If there is now a surplus to this extent why are we still experiencing these outrageous TAFE Cuts!  

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TAFE chairs form new lobby group | The Australian - The Australian

TAFE chairs form new lobby group | The Australian - The Australian | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Lobbying for TAFE is set to be ramped up with the creation of TAFE Chairs Australia that will bring together a common voice for lobbying for the public training sector.
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TAFE Queensland restored as premier provider

TAFE Queensland restored as premier provider | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
The future of TAFE Queensland has been assured after the Palaszczuk Government tonight abolished the body established by the LNP to sell the public vocational education and training network
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NSW teacher's Federation responde to Inverell TAFE concerns

NSW teacher's Federation responde to Inverell TAFE concerns | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
A VOICE from the NSW Teacher’s Federation feels the state TAFE institutes are in a tenuous situation.
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TAFE job cuts in NSW more than double what Government flagged

TAFE job cuts in NSW more than double what Government flagged | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
New figures from the NSW Education Department show job cuts at TAFE are more than double what the State Government initially flagged.
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New report on Victorian TAFE cuts reinforces concerns aired in Illawarra TAFE ... - ABC Online

New report on Victorian TAFE cuts reinforces concerns aired in Illawarra TAFE ... - ABC Online | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Victorian TAFE cuts reinforces concerns aired in Illawarra TAFE campaign
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No answers on future of Dapto TAFE courses

No answers on future of Dapto TAFE courses | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Shellharbour MP slams the government for dodging a question about the closure of Dapto TAFE campus.
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Why is state-of-the-art Tewantin TAFE going to waste - The Sunshine Coast Daily

Why is state-of-the-art Tewantin TAFE going to waste - The Sunshine Coast Daily | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
NEXT month is 12 months since the previous LNP government closed Tewantin TAFE.
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Let's hope the new Queensland Labor Government reopen this TAFE

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Technology ‘wrecks’ Armidale TAFE

Technology ‘wrecks’ Armidale TAFE | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
A COMPUTER glitch is causing TAFE teachers to walk out, and students to bail on classes.
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Labor calls for inquiry into Liberals' dismantling of TAFE

Labor calls for inquiry into Liberals' dismantling of TAFE | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Luke Foley is the NSW Labor Leader.
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OPINION: TAFE fee increases nothing to be proud of

OPINION:  TAFE fee increases nothing to be proud of | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Funding changes create barriers to learning, writes Yasmin Catley.
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Yasmin Catley, NSW Labor, one of the new TAFE champions

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Future of metal fabrication TAFE courses in western Riverina unclear - ABC Online

Future of metal fabrication TAFE courses in western Riverina unclear - ABC Online | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
TAFE Riverina has played down the impact on 24 students from Leeton who now have to commute to Griffith for metal courses.
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We are importing Visa 457 Welders & Sheet-Metal workers, just educate Australians and www.stoptafecuts.com.au

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Notice of Motion on TAFE cuts

Notice of Motion in the NSW Legislative Assembly on 26 May 2015 about cuts to our TAFE.
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Great to see our new TAFE champions speaking up in NSW Parliament

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VET review in Victoria seeks to end free TAFE courses | The Australian - The Australian

VET review in Victoria seeks to end free TAFE courses | The Australian The Australian Victoria should consider reintroducing minimum student fees for subsidised training to crack down on unscrupulous providers rorting the system by offering free...
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Letter to Skills Minister John Barilaro re: TAFE fees for refugee students

Letter to Skills Minister John Barilaro re: TAFE fees for refugee students | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
John called on the NSW Skills Minister John Barilaro to take immediate action to allow students who are refugees to access affordable public education opportunities. Read John's letter to the Minis...
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Greens fight proposal for the future of TAFE | dailytelegraph.com.au - The Daily Telegraph

Greens fight proposal for the future of TAFE | dailytelegraph.com.au - The Daily Telegraph | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
FEARS funding changes to TAFE could force the Mt Druitt campus to close has led protesters to its doors.
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Inverell TAFE needs our support to survive

Inverell TAFE needs our support to survive | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
THE NSW TAFE institute has come under heavy fire in recent months, and there aren’t too many clear answers about when the barrage will end.
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10000 jobs at risk from TAFE reforms, Coalition warns Weatherill - The Australian

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10000 jobs at risk from TAFE reforms, Coalition warns Weatherill
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There were rowdy scenes in state parliament yesterday, with opposition MPs likening the Premier to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un over the issue.
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Murdoch exaggerating - didn't hear them scream when hundreds of TAFE Teachers were sacked

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TAFE claims stir ire among management - Armidale Express

TAFE claims stir ire among management - Armidale Express | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
TAFE management have offered a strong response to claims of stressed staff on a new IT system.
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Of course the LNP NSW Government & it's bureaucrats say everything is fine at TAFE in NSW. The teachers tell a different story.

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NSW Upper House inquiry to examine TAFE’s future under Smart and Skilled

NSW Upper House inquiry to examine TAFE’s future under Smart and Skilled | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
Greens NSW MP John Kaye welcomed the Legislative Council’s unanimous support for an Upper House inquiry into the vocational education and training sector in NSW. A motion for an inquiry referral to...
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TAFE bias could cost South Australia $65m - The Australian

TAFE bias could cost South Australia $65m The Australian The federal government has warned South Australia that $65 million of funding is at risk over its decision to allocate more than 90 per cent of subsidised vocational training places to TAFE...
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federal LNP threatening Labor SA because it has taken action to #stoptafecuts

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Union backs review of Dapto TAFE problems - Illawarra Mercury

Union backs review of Dapto TAFE problems - Illawarra Mercury | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
The lack of classes at Dapto TAFE this semester has reinforced the need for a comprehensive review of the government's vocational education and training changes, the teachers' union says.
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Sydney college's unique contribution to World War I

Sydney college's unique contribution to World War I | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
More than 300 students and teachers left Sydney Technical College to join the war effort in the early years of the Great War.
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TAFE is a public institution, there for the long haul. It has altered Australia for the better and women at TAFE have been instrumental in that

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Government under fire over decision to cut subsidies for private training in favour of TAFE SA

Government under fire over decision to cut subsidies for private training in favour of TAFE SA | TAFE Campaign | Scoop.it
PEAK business groups are intensifying pressure on the State Government to reverse a decision to cut funding to private training organisations in favour of TAFE SA.
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No one spoke up when hundreds of TAFE teachers lost their jobs. Great to see the circle turn

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