Senate debates

Tuesday, 14 November 2017


Higher Education: Student Services Amenities Fee

4:06 pm

Photo of James McGrathJames McGrath (Queensland, Liberal National Party, Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister) Share this | Hansard source

The coalition strongly opposed Labor's repeal of the voluntary student unionism laws passed under the Howard government. For many liberals and conservatives, guaranteeing students the basic right to freely associate and not be forced to join or to contribute funds to a student union has been a lifelong principle.


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