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Private colleges to receive $53 million in federal support, as border closures keep international students at home

Australia’s hard-hit private college sector will receive a $53 million funding boost in next month’s Federal Budget, Education Minister Alan Tudge has announced. Non-university education providers will be encouraged to tailor courses for online or offshore delivery, and courses for domestic students will be subsidised. The announcement comes as international […]
Private colleges to receive $53 million in federal support, as border closures keep international students at home
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MINISTER: There’s nothing wrong with Centrelink debt letters so we’re not stopping them

It seems Centrelink’s data-matching woes will continue, with the federal human services minister digging his heels in and refusing to scrap the controversial system. The data-matching system, which brings together Australian Taxation Office and Centrelink records to determine individuals that supposedly received excessive welfare payments, has reportedly sent out more […]
MINISTER: There’s nothing wrong with Centrelink debt letters so we’re not stopping them