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What This Year’s Budget Means For Uni Students

Increased fees and UNSW failing to answer Tharunka’s questions: what this year’s Budget means for uni students

By Dominic Giannini, Online Sub-Editor   Last week, the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) released their expectations for what the 2017 Federal Budget will look like for tertiary students.   With Paul Kniest of the NTEU predicting that the next budget will result in a “significant increase in fees paid …

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What we could buy instead of shiny new jets

The Abbott government focused much of its election campaign on the supposed budget “emergency”. They’ve cut funding for higher education, welfare, foreign aid and environmental programs. In contrast, the government has also recently committed $12.4 billion to a new batch of Joint Strike Force (JSF) fighter jets, which will cost …

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