Placement students will be eligible for $320 payments while they complete mandatory work experience.
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Federal Government to pay for practical placements

Teaching, nursing, midwifery, and social work students will be eligible for $320 payments while they complete their placement.

High school students

Global education report shows decline in student performance

A global report into school education shows Australia’s ranking has climbed, but students from disadvantaged backgrounds are worse off.

The Daily Aus podcast

Why thousands of students are striking today

Today, thousands of young people are expected to skip school to strike for climate action. The Schools Strike 4 Climate protests have been gaining momentum in recent years, becoming a national day of action from some of the country’s youngest activists. So, what are young people calling for, and what does the Government have to say about it? We spoke to high school student and Schools Strike 4 Climate spokesperson Min Park in today’s deep dive.


Hosts: Emma Gillespie and Billi FitzSimons

Guest: Min Park, Schools Strike 4 Climate spokesperson

Producers: Emma Gillespie and Joe Kiely

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School refusal

2 in 5 families experienced school refusal in the past year

Data from Lonergan, commissioned by The Greens, asked over 1,000 Australian parents about their experiences with school refusal.

voluntary hecs payments skyrocket

Exclusive: Voluntary HECS payments skyrocketed in May before indexation kicked in

Voluntary HECS payments skyrocketed in May after the ATO announced student loans would be indexed at 7.1% in June.

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