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Schools Victoria

Andrews pledges $717m for Catholic, independent schools

Four new Catholic primary schools, a new school campus and upgrades to 13 Catholic and low-fee independent schools have been promised by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews in an election pledge valued at $717 million over four years. Source: The Age.


Catholic schools’ musical prompts parent backlash

Sydney Catholic Schools says “with the benefit of hindsight” it would not have staged a musical portraying a disrespect for authority and a same-sex relationship for its system-wide production. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.


Four flood-hit Catholic schools consider permanently relocating

Four flood-affected Catholic schools in New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region are considering permanently relocating, after an insurance company told the Lismore Diocese the schools must make changes to receive coverage. Source: ABC News.

Anniversary Schools Youth

Student movement marks 80 years since first rally

The Australian Young Catholic Students movement is today marking 80 years since its first leaders’ rally was held in Melbourne, when nearly 200 Catholic college leaders met to discuss the work of the newly formed organisation.


Labor reaffirms plan for religious freedom laws

NSW Labor Senator Deborah O’Neill has reaffirmed the Albanese Government’s commitment to introducing laws in the current Parliament allowing religious schools to preference hiring people of that same faith. Source: The Catholic Weekly.