Funding Inequality in Australian Education

Posted on: Mon 18 Sep 2017

According to the 2017 “Education at a Glance report” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Australian’s are spending more on education on average than comparable nations. However, it’s where the money comes from that is proving to be problematic.

Australia’s public education funding is far less on average while our private education funding is picking up the rest of the bill.

Breakfast producer, Zoe Kounadis, speaks with director Megan O’Connell, from the Mitchell Institute, about the issue.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image sourced: Max Pixel


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