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St Lucia property owners capturing value from Ironside State School

A story in the Courier-Mail this morning regarding Ironside State School in St Lucia, Brisbane reinforces Independent Schools Queensland head David Robertson’s argument for reforming school funding arrangements (see QEW post), as it appears parents are very willing to pay … Continue reading

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Qld private independent schools saving taxpayers $1 billion per annum

Independent Schools Queensland yesterday released a report it commissioned from AEC Group on the economic contribution of its 190 member schools (i.e. non-Catholic private schools) to Queensland, revealing a direct contribution of over 14,000 jobs and $1.8 billion in gross … Continue reading

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