Parents Voice in Government School Education

High cost of schooling in Victoria: PV media comment

The Age reported today on the high cost of schooling in Victoria compared to other states. The article details a range of items from public transport to laptops that cost parents hundreds of dollars in Victoria, but are free or subsidised in other states. Parents Victoria CEO Gail McHardy is quoted in the article: Gail […]

School funding: ‘tricks’ that deprive public schools

An article in the Age yesterday focused on the ‘accounting tricks’ that shortchanged Victorian government schools $1.7 billion last year. According to the article: Victorian public schools were shortchanged more than $1.7 billion last year under little-known loopholes and accounting tricks that economists warn are still allowing the states to underfund public schools. The Commonwealth […]