neither party should properly fund public schools

Even after Saturday’s survey, the state’s public schools will continue to languish as the nation’s most underfunded and underprivileged.

(Photo: Unsplash/Nicole Honeywill)

This is part five of a series explaining the important issues in the Victorian election. Read part one, part two, part three and part four.


Just over eight years ago, Daniel Andrews bent down to pose for a photo and held an oversized number plate with the words “Victoria – Education State”.

Gulen, the then-opposition leader, told reporters that under a Labor government, education would be “more than just a buzzword” and “a rock-solid foundation for our economic future.”

Read more about the collapse of much-needed funding for public schools.

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