Media Release

Liberals announce policy to reduce school truancy

Today the State Liberals announced a series of policy measures to combat truancy in our schools.

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SA's NAPLAN results the worst in the nation

The latest NAPLAN results released today has sadly seen South Australia remain at the bottom of the education table in Australia.

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2016 NAPLAN testing starts today

Tens of thousands of South Australian students will today start sitting their NAPLAN tests, with students undertaking tests in “Writing” and “Language Conventions”.

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Minister admits storage facility for priceless Aboriginal artefacts is “unacceptable”

The Weatherill Labor Government has conceded that the storage facility in which our Museum’s irreplaceable collection of Aboriginal cultural artefacts is kept is of an “unacceptable” standard.

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Labor fails to deliver extra support for schools

The Weatherill Labor Government has failed to act on its promise to relocate 300 staff from central office to work directly with schools.

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Marshall releases 2036

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has today released ‘2036’ – a long-term vision for South Australia to coincide with the State’s Bicentenary.

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Liberals support call to move Year 7 into high school

The State Liberals have welcomed reports that the SA Secondary Principals Association (SASPA) will call on the State Government to transition Year 7 from primary school into high school.

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Labor pours cold water on Festival's party

Three days ahead of the Adelaide Festival’s opening night and Arts Minister Jack Snelling today confirmed in Parliament that the Festival faces a severe $1 million funding cut in coming years.

 

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Glenunga High School growth bungle

News that students living inside the Glenunga School zone may not be able to attend the school as a result of overcrowding is an indictment on the Weatherill Government.

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Fires, fights, drugs – our prison system in chaos

Record numbers of fires, fights and drugs found in our state's prisons this year paint an alarming picture of a system in chaos as a result of the chronic capacity crisis.

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