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Universities collectively outraged by MYEFO

What does it take to get higher education cuts through parliament? The government thinks its latest measures – released as part of their Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) – might do it. But universities aren't so sure. A summary of ...

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Labor slashes university funding

The Gillard government’s planned funding boost for schools will be at the expense of universities, with the announcement that it will strip an additional $2.3 billion from the tertiary sector. Wayne Swan and higher education minister Craig Emerson announced over ...

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Disadvantaged hit by VU CUTS

The Friends of Victoria University group says the latest TAFE cuts announced by Victoria University (VU) will "impact most heavily" on those already disadvantaged. More than 13 full-time positions related to youth support and education will be cut at VU ...

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