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KEY 2016 BUDGET MEASURES ON UNIVERSITY FUNDING

PostPosted: Thu May 05, 2016 11:00 am
by mgcrisp
*12 month delay to the introduction of higher education changes to 1 January 2018

*Removal of the efficiency dividend on legislated higher education programs (restoring $1.2 billion)

*Full deregulation of student fees ruled out and a discussion paper released on possible policy options

*A cut to the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Programme ($152 million)

*Abolition of the Office of Teaching and Learning but retaining the teaching and learning awards ($18 million)