Diocese sets up website to fight school funding cuts [CNAU]

Oct 31, '12 6:00 am
A new campaign website set up by the diocese of Parramatta is responding to the State government’s decision to slash $1.7 billion in education funding over the next four years, said the executive director of schools, Greg Whitby, reports the Catholic Weekly.http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/cathnews/RSS/~4/gotmm5nTklg

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This news story begs for input from our Australian members :o

What is the context of this story? Doesn’t the bulk of government funding for non=government schools come from the national government, rather than from the state government?
acer.edu.au/documents/PolicyBriefs_Dowling07.pdf

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