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11 Feb 2016

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Higher Education Update - January 2016

22 Jan 2016

Read the January 2016 edition of Senator Robert Simms' Higher Education Update here.


The Turnbull-Abbott governments $500 million cuts to Homelessness Services

01 Dec 2015

In the two years of the Liberal government we've seen nothing but cuts to housing. Housing affordability - and homelessness - is getting worse.

On any given night more than 105,000 Australians are homeless. While the reasons may be complex, the solution can be simple: match the funding for housing and support services to the scale of need.


14 things we learned in Senate estimates

01 Nov 2015

Senate estimates is supposed to be where we learn things about how the government is spending taxpayers' dollars. So we tried to do that.


Deregulation finally dead – huge win for staff, students, families, unions

01 Oct 2015

The community-led campaign against the deregulation of higher education fees wins out!

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