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MEDIA RELEASE – PARENTS TELL BAILLIEU: NO MORE CUTS TO EDUCATION

As schools resume for 2013, the State Opposition is ramping up the pressure on the Baillieu Government over its cuts to education inVictoria.

State Member for Brunswick Jane Garrett said parents sending their children back to school were feeling the impact of two years of savage cuts to education in Victoria.

MEDIA RELEASE – YOUNG PEOPLE INVITED TO WORKERS RIGHTS FORUM

Young people in the electorate of Brunswick have been invited to a forum to share their experiences of any unfair treatment in the workplace.

The forum has been instigated by the Brunswick Youth Action Committee (BYAC), with the support of the State Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett.

MEDIA RELEASE – BAILLIEU CUTS JOBS TRAINING FOR STUDENTS

The Baillieu Government should immediately reinstate funding for an education program that gives school students important hands-on training in the workforce, Member for Brunswick, Jane Garrett said today.

Jane Garrett raised the matter in parliament today, calling on the Government to rethink its heartless decision to cut $12 million for coordinators of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program.