Monday, 13 February 2017
That the Senate—
(i) the Government's refusal to commit to the final two years of Gonski funding, which has established a funding cliff in 2018, will cut billions of dollars from Australian schools, and
(ii) that some of the wealthiest private schools in Australia are over-funded while many public schools are struggling without adequate funding; and
(b) calls on the Turnbull Government to prioritise equality in Australian schools by committing to a genuine needs-based funding model.