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Australia21 Chair, Paul Barratt, welcomes the funding of needs-based school in Australia’s 2017 Federal Budget but says the Government has failed to seize opportunities to support sound policies in tertiary eduction and research and to address drug abuse, inequality and climate change.
We congratulate the Turnbull government for reversing planned budget cuts to Community Legal Centres, but thousands of Australians will still fall through the justice gap. In 2014 the Productivity Commission recommended an immediate injection of $200 million into the legal assistance sector nationwide, simply to meet existing demand for services.
Australia21 supports the call for leaders around the world to recognise and reinforce independent research, free of political interference. Below is an open letter published by eminent Australian scientists and their […]