Tagged: children

Education Minister Pyne to “hurt schools across Australia”

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Link to related article from The Age, 15 May 2014:

Schools fear for future as Gonski axed [Budget 2014-15]

The federal government has rejected the final two years of the so-called Gonski agreement, in which the majority of extra funds were set to flow.

… the Australian Education Union said the federal budget would ”entrench disadvantage” and hurt schools across Australia.

Hanson-Young – tears and fears for refugees

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Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young writing in The Age on 19 December 2014:

Agony of children treated worse than animals

Genuine refugees suffer on Nauru as the government works to break their spirits.

Backtrack to June 2012 ~ ABC News video of an emotional Hanson-Young wiping away tears in the Senate as she recounts the story of a young asylum seeker.