Media Release

SA needs to catch up on child care assessment

The State Liberals are calling on the Minister for Education Susan Close to ensure the assessment of South Australia’s child care centres is lifted to at least the national average in the shortest possible time.

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Distressing NAPLAN results

Today’s disappointing NAPLAN results reveal a decade of declining performance under the Weatherill Labor Government, according to the State Liberals.

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State Liberals to Focus on Language in Schools

The State Liberals will today launch another key education policy, with a push to reinvigorate the study of languages in South Australian schools.

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Christmas carol ban a grinch act

The State Liberals have called on the Weatherill Labor Government to abandon a draft schools procedure that could see Christmas carols banned in SA public schools.

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Too Much Violence in Our Schools

Education Department figures show that violence in South Australian schools remains at an unacceptably high level, according to the State Liberals.

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School breakfast programs to be extended across SA

The State Liberals will commit $300,000 to make breakfast programs available to every school that needs one, as part of the Literacy Guarantee policy to be released today.

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Literacy Guarantee policy launched by State Liberals

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall will today launch the Literacy Guarantee – a key education policy aimed at giving every South Australian child a strong foundation in literacy.

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Naval shipbuilding college a welcome training boost

The State Liberals have today welcomed the Federal Government's announcement they will establish a $25 million naval shipbuilding college in Adelaide, designed to train workers to build $90 billion worth of naval infrastructure for our country.

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2017 NAPLAN Testing Starts Today

South Australian students will today begin their NAPLAN tests, with tens of thousands of students undertaking tests in ‘Language conventions’ and ‘Writing’. 

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Lobethal celebrates 175 years!

The Adelaide Hills township of Lobethal today celebrates 175 years since establishment. Lobethal was settled by Prussian Lutherans in 1842. There were 18 families and one pastor in the original settlement.

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