ACT Budget 2022-23 lacks long-term planning for public schools, parents say

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
August 3 2022 - 7:30pm
The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations has called for more long-term planning for school capacity in growing areas of Canberra. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The ACT budget does not go far enough to plan for school enrolment growth across Canberra, parent representatives say, as the teacher's union welcomes funding for laptops and a safety review.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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