Christopher Pyne's higher education plans won't fly, and shouldn't

By Richard Denniss
Updated April 23 2018 - 8:22pm, first published August 30 2014 - 12:15am

For American presidents, the 'State of the Union' address provides a once in a year opportunity to set out a plan for the direction the country needs to take and the policies required to get it there. The closest Australian governments get is the annual budget speech, and that is provided by the treasurer, not the prime minister.

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