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Senators take a stand against cuts to universities and students 19 Oct 2017
The Nick Xenophon Team’s announcement that it cannot support the Government’s $2.8 billion cut to universities and students is “a victory for common sense and Australia’s best interests”.
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University funding cuts risk Australia's export income 6 Oct 2017
Australia’s income has become even more reliant on the quality of our university sector, ratcheting up the risk that university funding cuts would erode our future national earnings.
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Don't scrap higher education 'future fund' 29 Sep 2017
Universities Australia today called on the Senate Economics Committee to resist the Government’s plan to scrap the Education Investment Fund – the future fund for higher education set up by former Treasurer Peter Costello.
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Don't axe nation-building, wealth-creating higher ed 'future fund' 27 Sep 2017
A plan to axe the Education Investment Fund would shut down “a nation-building, wealth-creating, innovation-supporting” program forever – and undermine Peter Costello’s legacy of a future fund for higher education.
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Unis call for deferral of start date for any higher ed changes 15 Sep 2017
Universities call on the Government to revisit 1 January 2018 as the start date for any higher education funding changes, now the fate of its legislation will not be decided until at least mid-October.
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