Australian Greens Education spokesperson Senator Mehreen Faruqi has said that the government is hopelessly divided on the Job-ready Graduates Package, with the Minister for Regional Education today publishing a statement referring to a “glaring and potentially detrimental design flaw” of the package. Senator Faruqi has also criticised the six day time period allowed for public consultation.
Senator Faruqi said:
“Andrew Gee is right. These enormous fee hikes will harm regional students and don’t serve the interests of regional communities.