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 McHardy, from Parents Victoria, said the rising cost of living meant many families not in the low-income bracket were now struggling with school costs. But she said fully funding public schools would make more difference than one-off vouchers.

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