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Turnbull has slashed $19 million to Gilmore Schools

Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Tanya Plibersek joined Labor's candidate for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, at Sanctuary Point Public School, to discuss the terrible impact of the cuts.

Following the visit to the school the pair paused for a doorstop interview .

"Malcolm Turnbull and the Liberals are cutting more than $19 million from schools in Gilmore.

Official data from the NSW Government shows that over the next two years alone Sanctuary Point Public School will lose about $900,000 because of Mr Turnbull’s cuts."

"The Liberals’ schools policy means less funding for public schools, and more for elite private schools.

"Under Malcolm Turnbull, a public school like Sanctuary Point loses about $900,000, while elite private schools in Sydney that have fees of more than $20,000 get multimillion increases. It’s completely unfair.

"Instead of speaking up for local schools, the Liberals’ Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis, has been cheering on Malcolm Turnbull’s cuts.

"Labor has stood united against the Liberals’ terrible schools policy from day one fighting for .

public schools and Catholic parish schools.

"Labor will restore every dollar the Liberals have cut - we’ll get all schools up to their fair level of funding.

"We want better schools, better results, and better support for our great teachers. Every student, at every school, deserves a great education. That’s what Labor will fight for, every single day, between now and the next election. Fiona Phillips also offered "I cannot express enough how heartening it was to see firsthand the great work of this school, that’s having a meaningful impact on student’s lives and working with and helping our community; a community that has unemployment of 13.2% and youth unemployment of 23.7%. "There can be absolutely no justification for Malcolm Turnbull’s $19 million in cuts to Gilmore school funding in 2018/19 that deny this school and all schools in Gilmore from reaching the minimum resource level based on need.


Batemans Bay High School $802,416

Batemans Bay Public School $1,165,993

Berry Public School $200,567

Bomaderry High School $650,955

Bomaderry Public School $736,762

Broulee Public School $240,560

Budawang School $67,844

Callala Public School $259,757

Cambewarra Public School $230,346

Culburra Public School $208,703

Falls Creek Public School $48,841

Gerringong Public School $256,617

Greenwell Point Public School $112,781

Havenlee School $123,383

Huskisson Public School $110,340

Illaroo Road Public School $414,764

Jamberoo Public School $56,643

Kangaroo Valley Public School $53,658

Kiama High School $583,933

Kiama Public School $284,866

Milton Public School $472,381

Minnamurra Public School $248,710

Mogo Public School $257,489

Moruya High School $534,835

Moruya Public School $408,870

North Nowra Public School $391,499

Nowra East Public School $1,326,257

Nowra High School $866,956

Nowra Hill Public School $103,721

Nowra Public School $922,853

Sanctuary Point Public School $896,269

Shoalhaven Heads Public School $151,494

Shoalhaven High School $1,309,062

St. Georges Basin Public School $445,534

Sunshine Bay Public School $478,121

Sussex Inlet Public School $235,852

Terara Public School $55,601

Tomerong Public School $114,320

Ulladulla High School $933,040

Ulladulla Public School $683,409

Vincentia High School $1,319,644

Vincentia Public School $259,137

TOTAL $19,024,783 CUT

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