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School groups give Premier an F over budget cuts

School groups give Premier an F over budget cuts.

AN UNPRECEDENTED coalition of 11 education groups representing public, independent and Catholic schools has accused the state government of evading its legal and ethical responsibilities to provide a quality education to all children.

A strongly worded letter with 11 signatures was sent to the Premier, Barry O’Farrell, as more than 4000 people gathered in Sydney on Sunday to protest against the government’s $1.7 billion in education cuts.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/school-groups-give-premier-an-f-over-budget-cuts-20121118-29k68.html#ixzz2Cc89WzlY

About Darin Sullivan (1968 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 25 years’ experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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