The furphies behind Pyne's class war

by Dr. David Zyngier The recommendations of the recent Commission of Audit in relation to education fly in the face of and totally reject the most extensive and significant review of school funding for 40 years – the Gonski Review and the Gonski-lite Better Schools...

Religious instruction has no place in our public schools

by Dr. David Zyngier The policy of Special Religious Instruction (SRI) or Special Religious Education (SRE) currently enacted through differing state education statutes across Australia, is an outdated and flawed model of segregated, unaccountable and unprofessional...

Australia trafficks and abuses asylum seeker children

by Linda Briskman and Chris Goddard Illustration: Andrew Dyson In the heated debates about asylum seekers, including the tragic death of Reza Berati on Manus Island, there is one group that is always forgotten: children. Ten years ago we lamented the fact that there...