Getlearning.com.au, 16 March 2015
By getlearning.com.au editor
The Federal Government’s decision to delink its 20% of funding cuts for Australia’s universities – and the future of NCRIS research funding - from the vital fee deregulation legislation is sensible, and is welcomed by the Go8.
The Australian, 16 March 2015
By Stefanie Balogh and Sarah Martin
THE push to deregulate tertiary fees and “liberate’’ universities will not be abandoned by the government even if the Senate votes down changes this week.
As one of Labor’s most senior figures, Peter Beattie, warns that failure to act means Australia will be left behind, Tony Abbott said yesterday he remained “very committed’’ to the changes that would remove the “dead hand of Canberra” from fees.