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Victoria reaffirms its commitment to Safe Schools

Victoria reaffirms its commitment to Safe Schools

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has reaffirmed his state’s support for the LGBTIQ anti-bulling program. Andrews posted a copy of a letter from the state’s education Minister James Merlino to his federal counterpart Simon Birmingham rejecting the findings of the recent review of the program. In the letter Merlino said the federal government was conducting a […]

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Safe Schools review cost at least $26,000

Safe Schools review cost at least $26,000

It has been revealed that the recent review of the Safe Schools anti-bullying program launched by the Turnbull government cost taxpayers in excess of $26,000. Buzzfeed News published the value of the contract with University of Western Australia professor Bill Louden, who worked on the review for 13 days. The $26,000 paid to Professor Louden […]

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ACT and Victoria vow to fund Safe Schools as is

ACT and Victoria vow to fund Safe Schools as is

The governments of the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria have announced that they will continue to fund the Safe School’s Coalition in its current form rejecting the federal government’s plan to remove key parts of the programs content. On Friday, James Merlino, Victoria’s education Minister responded to the federal government’s announcement that they would remove […]

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Government amends Safe Schools program after Federal review

The Federal Government have announced changes to the Safe Schools anti-bullying program in light of a review led by Professor Bill Louden. Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham (pictured left) has announced a number of changes to the program, including restricting specific resources to counselling sessions, editing lesson plans and greater parental involvement. Mr Birmingham said […]

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Government MPs attack Safe Schools review

Government MPs attack Safe Schools review

Conservative MPs in the federal government are reportedly not satisfied with the review into the Safe Schools Coalition anti-bullying program and are continuing to push for the program to be scrapped. Last night Emeritus Professor Bill Louden from the University of Western Australia presented the finding of his review into the program to a group […]

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