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Higher education debts to surge

A huge deadline is looming for almost three million university students saddled with student debt, who have just six days before they are hit with a big payment increase. From June 1, the indexation rate applied to HECS–HELP loans will ...

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Higher education reforms enter House

Parliamentary debate over the Coalition’s proposed higher education reforms is set to begin in earnest today after the government’s long-awaited legislation was introduced to the House of Representatives late last week. The legislation, which would cut government subsidies for university degrees by ...

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Pyne press club

Education Minister Christopher Pyne has left the door open for alternatives to the government’s plan to charge students a higher interest rate on HECS-HELP repayments. In an address to the National Press Club yesterday in which he spruiked the virtues ...

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