Bernard KeaneSep 27, 201617 Comments
No matter what its intention are on education funding, the Coalition can no longer be believed when it talks about public schools. It has turned this issue into a toxic mess for itself.
May 9, 20167 Comments
Turnbull pitches to those who can buy their kids a house, but Shorten is betting a lot on school funding. Former Labor member for Bennelong Maxine McKew gets the lay of the land.
Bernard KeaneMay 2, 20169 Comments
The Coalition has performed yet another backflip on Gonski funding -- illustrating that when it comes to schools funding, it is incapable of a coherent position.
Bernard KeaneJan 29, 201614 Comments
Maintaining Gonski reform school funding beyond 2017 is crucial to improving our educational performance. It's easy economic reform, but necessary.
CrikeyOct 26, 20155 Comments
Smell like a Digger ... give a Gonski a drink ... musical numbers ...
CrikeyJan 13, 20142 Comments
Crikey readers talk Christopher Pyne, and one remembers a limerick that's good on paper.
CrikeyDec 20, 2013
Amid all the doom and gloom of the newspaper industry (and there is plenty about), there is something of a Christmas miracle in Los Angeles: a new newspaper has been launched. Plus other media snippets.
CrikeyDec 18, 2013
Crikey readers have a lot to say about our list of where ministers went to school. Was it a beat-up or a useful exercise?
Guy RundleDec 17, 201335 Comments
The Coalition had a clear idea of what it wanted to be -- in power -- but absolutely no idea what it wanted to do when it got there. The dysfunctional, muddled, sophomoric mess that is this government is the result.
CrikeyDec 10, 20135 Comments
Tony Abbott has a negative approval rating for the first time since becoming Prime Minister, and it has a lot to do with his education misstep.