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CHRIS BONNOR and BERNIE SHEPHERD. Will we really get Gonski?

So the election is in full swing and the word ‘Gonski’ is once more up there in lights. You have to feel a bit sorry for David Gonski. His achievements are indeed stellar but his name has become a proxy … Continue reading

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David Zyngier. Senate committee backs Gonski.

Gonski’s report on school funding has been backed by a senate committee even though the federal government isn’t backing it. AAP With very limited media attention, the Australian public could be excused for not even knowing about the Senate Select … Continue reading

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The blame game over schools: a way through the impasse. John Menadue

The Commonwealth and the States will blame each other for failure to agree on Gonski ‘light’. It is a pattern we have seen so often over many years, particularly in health. Federalism is just not working for us. It has … Continue reading

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