Public Education Day

It’s time that school funding inequity is addressed by federal politicians.

We call on all federal politicians to commit, as an urgent priority, to: 

- Fund public schools to a minimum of 100% of the Schooling Resource Standard(SRS) which is recognised as the minimum funding requirement to give every child, regardless of their background, the greatest opportunity to achieve their full potential; including fully funded loadings for students with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students from low-SES backgrounds, rural and remote students, and students requiring English language support

- Remove the legislated 20% cap on the Commonwealth share of the SRS for public schools

- Remove the 4% capital depreciation tax in school funding bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and States/Territories

- Establish a capital fund for public schools to help meet rising enrolment growth and infrastructure needs


Today we’re asking you to add your name to our statement to federal MPs.

Contact

02 6272 7900

Authorised by Glenn Fowler for the Australian Education Union ACT Branch, 40 Brisbane Avenue, Barton ACT 2600

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Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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