Central Regional TAFE mark Reconciliation Week by launching 2020/21 Reconciliation Action Plan

Central Regional TAFE will mark Reconciliation Week with a plan to better support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The annual campaign promotes relationships between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians, with 2020 its 20th anniversary. Starting today, CRTAFE will host several small-scale campus activities and online presentations, including the launch of …

Read More »

Vic education manager redirected $14m

A former education department project manager misused his position to direct almost $14 million worth of contracts to his own IT company, the Victorian corruption watchdog has found. The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission’s Operation Betka special report, released on Wednesday, reveals the former project manager, who worked in the IT …

Read More »

Travel credits and refunds.. are they making you offended?

Travel credits and refunds… it’s the hot topics in the travel industry at the moment. Why travel credits rather than refunds? And why are refunds taking so long to be processed? Dennis Bunnik, chariman of the Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO) tackles those questions and explain the complexities of …

Read More »

Calls to stop jailing Australian children

Children as young as 10 continue to be locked up in Australia, with policy-makers urged to unite on raising the age of criminal responsibility at an upcoming meeting. More than 8350 children aged 10 to 13 faced the criminal justice system in the 2018-19 financial year, a new report from …

Read More »