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Greens Pledge Free Tertiary Education Ahead of Federal Election

We could return to the Whitlam-era of free tertiary education if the Greens get their way next year.

They are proposing free undergraduate university degrees and TAFE qualifications as part of an education plan that the party says would transform Australia.

Today Oliver Peterson spoke to WA Greens Senator Jordan Steele-John about the five point plan they’ll be taking to the next federal election.

“If the people like our policy platform enough and they come on board with us and say ‘yes, young people should be able to go to university and TAFE without paying off debt for decades’, and they put that vote at the ballot box, then we’ll be in the balance of power position to decide who forms government.

“Then we’ll put higher education on the table.”



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