Stop the Cuts to TAFE!

Amie was a student at Lillydale TAFE, in the seat of Monbulk, until the Victorian government decided to close it down. Now, like many other students and their teachers, she's been forced to move away from her home.

The Napthine Government has cut $1.2 billion from TAFE in just 4 years.

13 of Victoria's 14 TAFEs are now considered to be at medium or high risk of becoming financially unsustainable.

Sign the petition against TAFE cuts here!

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  • signed 2016-11-25 12:32:11 +1100
  • signed 2014-12-02 19:08:38 +1100
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  • signed 2014-11-27 17:57:33 +1100
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  • signed 2014-11-26 11:26:33 +1100
    Cutting funding shows a government that is backward short sighted, simply dumb.
  • signed 2014-11-26 11:04:45 +1100
  • signed 2014-11-26 07:25:04 +1100
    Outrageous what conservatives have done to our world class TAFE systems across Australia. A market driven system do not meet the needs of students, employers, industry or the economy it simply lines the pockets of providers that choose to cut corners on training. Putting all of the above at risk. It is time for government to rethink contestable funding and restore sufficient funding to TAFE.
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  • @meaghan_flack tweeted link to this page. 2014-10-25 13:08:38 +1100
    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts http://www.therealstory.org.au/petition5?recruiter_id=17360
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  • @edumak8 tweeted link to this page. 2014-10-25 10:57:35 +1100
    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts http://www.therealstory.org.au/petition5?recruiter_id=35471
  • signed 2014-10-25 10:56:54 +1100
    TAFE is an essential part of our education system NOT merely the source & supplier of a labour force for Big Business & industry as Liberal Governments at all levels like to portray it . It is, and must remain, a viable option for all people and it must continue to be the provider of a wide range of education and training, not be narrowed to any government’s economic view of industry. TAFE provides massive personal, societal and community benefits well beyond the economic wealth of our country. It MUST be supported and funded by our elected representatives and governments to continue to do so. People before profits!!
  • @1LilBirdy tweeted link to this page. 2014-10-25 10:45:47 +1100
    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts http://www.therealstory.org.au/petition5?recruiter_id=26056
  • signed 2014-10-25 10:45:22 +1100
  • @geoffrey_payne tweeted link to this page. 2014-10-25 10:41:10 +1100
    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts http://www.therealstory.org.au/petition5?recruiter_id=27968
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  • @SoleParentsofAu tweeted link to this page. 2014-10-24 17:42:30 +1100
    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts http://www.therealstory.org.au/petition5?recruiter_id=6577
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    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts
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    The personal impact of Victoria's TAFE cuts
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    Australian kids are our future, not 457’s

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