Richmond Labor MP Justine Elliot and the Gillard Government she belongs to are on the point of damaging the Tweed economy with savage funding cuts to Southern Cross University’s local campuses, according to Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Education.
"Ms Elliot’s former boss in ... ...more
After frequently using Southern Cross University as an election campaigning prop, Page Labor MP Janelle Saffin is nowhere to be seen as her Government slashes funding for Southern Cross University, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Fiona Nash has charged.
"Locals have seen Ms S... ...more
The University of New England is set to lose more than $5 million following independent MP Tony Windsor’s announcement he would pass the Gillard Government’s plan to cut $2.3 billion from tertiary education, to the detriment of Armidale and regional students, according to Shadow Parliamentar... ...more
PRIME Minister Julia Gillard's latest $2.3 billion cuts to higher education are both "cruel and foolish", NSW Senator Fiona Nash says.
The opposition spokesperson for regional education said the cuts would have a particularly harsh impact on regional students and universities.
"The $900 million so... ...more
By JANICE HARRIS
Feb 23, 2013
Nationals will push in the coming weeks to convince their Liberal Party colleagues to fall in line with their policy to abolish the existing youth allowance scheme that means tests the income of parents, according to Coalition regional education spokesperson Fiona Nas... ...more
The announcement by Charles Sturt University of a major expansion of its primary medical education in Wagga Wagga and Orange has drawn enthusiastic support from Nationals Deputy Senate Leader Fiona Nash.
The University announced today that it would increase its intake of medical students by 50 per ... ...more
The Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Education, Senator Fiona Nash, and Senator for Victoria, Bridget McKenzie, encourage the public to have their say on cyber-safety as part of a Coalition’s review of online safety for children.
“With an estimated 2.2 million Australian children activel... ...more
THE University of New England’s autumn graduations started over the weekend, bringing with them a major windfall to Armidale.
Council estimates reveal that at least $3 million will be injected into the region’s economy during the autumn graduations.
About 260 people graduating from the Schools of ... ...more