The Canberra Times
Thursday, 7 December 2023

Outcry as private schools approved

By Emma Macdonald
Updated April 19 2018 - 12:09am, first published May 8 2013 - 3:00am

The ACT government has approved three new private schools - two Christian and one Islamic - to be built in the ACT despite vehement protests from public education groups that they threaten the viability of government schools and could ''cannibalise'' enrolments.