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HECS legislation passes through Lower House

The federal government has scrapped plans to place a "lifetime cap" on student loans, but has been granted support from the lower house to reduce the repayment threshold. Legislation to lower the repayment threshold from $55,000 to $45,000 has been ...

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The case against changing university loans: CAPA

Plans to introduce a lower repayment threshold for student loans are unscrupulous and will reduce the number of skilled graduates, the Council of Australian Postgraduate Associations (CAPA) says. CAPA this week released a statement requesting the senate reject the proposal ...

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