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Jennie-Marie says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Ed Hunter says: TAFE is far too important for Australia as well as its students in making them skilled to fit into the workforce. More TAFE funding is essential, not less; stop TAFE cuts now!
Mary Anne Holden says: TAFE is so important for many students - they gain so much knowledge from their studies which can take them on into the future!!!
SA Montford says: TAFE is a necessityn for our kids. Not all kids want or should go to university. We need highly qualified apprentices in the trades industries. We wont always be able to rely on the tradies of old and nobody will be able to count on quality trades for construction of our housing, mechanical work, etc. if its left to shonky private schools.
Lesley Ianna says: Make TAFE what it was meant to be. Secure ongoing funding is an essential for TAFE to be the platform for a skilled workforce and it helps guarantee both Australia's and our young workers' future. This is absolutely essential.
Ruth Mulenga says: Support further education in all avenues
Dylan Clements says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Rebecca says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Patrick Howland says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
patricia louise says: Stop TAFE cuts!!
James Lees says: Save TAFE SA
Tasha Morrissey says: stop tafe cuts
John Todd says: I believe Tafe SA funding shouldn't be cut because the work force needs to be kept update with the new skills required.
graham balestrin says: we will always need tradespeople. support TAFE
Chris Marley says: Support funding for TAFE
simone Loone says: Stop Tafe Cuts "MAKE GREAT AGAIN"
Sarah George says: Stop TAFE funding cuts to stop the skills shortage.
Greg Warren MP says: Save Tafe for all and a fairer NSW
Karen Hyland says: Put the funding back into TAFE
Wendy Hunyadi says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Mel lucad says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Sandra Karcher says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Garcia says: How can the government make cuts on one of the best institutions out there. Thanks to TAFE people like myself is being able to hold a job and climb the ladder. I do love TAFE and I do support TAFE. Instead of cutting founds, increase the budget. Stop the cuts
Zoe says: Now we cant even afford to get trained so we can get a job. No future for us then
Hayley Murphy says: SO sad that the opportunity to try something new or do something that you love might not be there anymore just because the government doesn't deem it 'important' enough
Lara Golding says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
Zoe says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
ANITA says: STOP TAFE CUTS
Katrina Hergstrom says: Secure ongoing funding for TAFE is an essential platform for a skilled workforce and helps guarantee both Australia's and young workers' future. This is absolutely essential.
Bernadette Warbrick says: I completely agree with this! My early childhood diploma cost $5000. Students are suffering with this costs. If the government doesn't intervene no one will be able to afford to study anymore and then no-one will be qualified.
Julie O'Connor says: TAFE was the preferred skill training organisation for secondary students who wanted to learn a trade. These skills are being lost as a result of the financial cuts to TAFE. It also makes education unaffordable for low income families.
Maryanne Stuart says: STOP the TAFE cuts!
Dale Newling says: We need Tafe to continue as an education solution that is local, relevant, affordable and available.
Robin Tanner says: I am so grateful for the excellent TAFE education that I have received. I have also been a witness to the lives that have been enriched and uplifted by TAFE programs.
Aiden Heath says: Cutting funding to an educational instiutution just to save money is self defeating. Funding education is extremely important as education and employment are intertwined. Why not cut military funding if a budget deficit is so important? Stop these B.S backwards cutts..
Kate Love says: stop tafe cuts!!
Barbara Cattunar says: Don't let the government de-value the arts as non-vocational courses. As the creative part of the brain is stimulated through art and music ALL vocations are benefited
noah says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
John Gavin says: Disgusting what this government and past have done to TAFE. They need to be stopped. Don't vote for clowns who want to destroy TAFE or other Australian educational institutions.
Bronwyn Willats says: How short sighted to destroy TAFE. So many people have built their careers on the foundation of their TAFE education. We can't let future generations miss out.
Barbara Wulff says: My son got his start at TAFE and I worked there too.
Bernii Allen says: TAFE makes people employable!
Lindsay says: TAFE is more important than UNI and any Private school - being a souce of practical skills to get people jobs & should be made free so it is open to the people who need it the most.
neli micunovic says: TAFE education is crucial to Australia's future and diversity of courses is important.
Jessica Robley says: Stop the TAFE cuts!
James Gifford says: TAFE is just as vital to our education system as Universities.
Quinn Inne says: Right brain people rule the world, we need arts to get out of the indoctrination and left brain thinking that got us in this egotistical position
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Wayne Egerton says: Stop the TAFE cuts!

Guaranteeing a minimum 70% of VET funding
for TAFE will give Australia's TAFE institutions
certainty into the future

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Download a guarantee funding poster and ask your local MP to sign it. Take a photo and upload it to our gallery.

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Skilling Australians Fund

Skilling Australians Fund

Effective skills formation is essential to our national economic and social wellbeing. It will be the difference between whether as a nation we prosper or decline.

The Failure of For-Profit Education: Implications for TAFE

The Failure of For-Profit Education: Implications for TAFE

Among the many failures in the education ‘reform’ movement, the attempt to promote for-profit education has been the most complete. For-profit education has failed at every level.

Vouchers won't fix the TAFE system

Vouchers won't fix the TAFE system

Jennifer Westacott and the Business Council of Australia’s proposals for Education and Skills released at the National Press Club today are another disappointing suggestion that fails to recognise the very real issues facing vocational education in this country.