Media Releases

2 Weeks Out, Where's The Rural Education Conversation?
Posted on June 19, 2016

The election campaign is on the downhill run and rural and remote education has not yet been discussed. Neither Party has addressed the important issues that affect students in the bush nor advised what plans will be put in place to stop families leaving their homes and livelihood to access an affordable education for their children. Read More ›

Remote NT Parents Travel to Discuss Education Issues
Posted on April 4, 2016

The 34th Northern Territory Isolated Children's Parents' Association State Conference is to be held this coming week in Katherine on April 6th and 7th with the theme, Red Dust and Dreams. Our issues will be centralised around the struggles associated with educating our children via Distance Education including Boarding away from home, and the equity needed to ensure our children from remote and rural areas are not missing out. Read More ›

Universal Access to Education for all Australian Children
Posted on February 25, 2016

This media release from Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, explains about the National Partnership which guarantees funding for 600 hours of quality preschool and will help achieve performance benchmarks, particularly for Indigenous children and those from vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds. Read More ›