Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall

Bianca Hall is a political correspondent based in Canberra.

Minister slams unis' 'elitist' view

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Bianca Hall Tertiary Education Minister Chris Evans has hit back at Australia's top research universities.

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Victorian cutbacks alarm TAFE sector

Bianca Hall Australia's 61 TAFE directors have expressed their joint alarm at ''savage'' cuts to the Victorian sector, saying the cuts highlight flaws in national agreements designed to boost enrolments.

More disadvantaged go to university

Bianca Hall Record numbers of students from low socio-economic backgrounds are flocking to Australian universities this year, many of them the first in their families to take up tertiary education.