Labor has called on the Abbott Government to reinstate the successful unemployment prevention programs for young Australians it cut in the Budget, after Tony Abbott's tokenistic policy announcements today. Read More.
Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic has failed to successfully lobby Prime Minister Abbott on behalf of his constituency. Read More.
AMANDA RISHWORTH, SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR HIGHER EDUCATION: Before the election the Government said there would be no cuts to education. What we're seeing in the House today is that Christopher Pyne is introducing a Bill that cuts Higher Education but also increases the fees for students going to university significantly, and increases their debt significantly. Read More.
Shadow Minister for Women Senator Claire Moore and Shadow Assistant Minister for Higher Education Amanda Rishworth have called on Tony Abbott to see sense and scrap higher education budget reforms to be introduced into Parliament tomorrow. Read More.