Education | Budget Special Alert 2018

While the Government points out the Budget provision for $1.6 billion in new operating funding over four years is a 45% increase on last year’s Budget, most seem to agree that it still won’t go far enough. $395.8 million in new capital funding for better schools and hundreds of new classrooms seems to be a start, along with an additional 1,500 teachers in our primary and secondary schools across the country over the next four years.