Tens of thousands of Canberrans could get relief from HECS burden

Steve Evans
Dana Daniel
April 19 2024 - 5:30am

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says his government "needs to do better" to make higher education more affordable, foreshadowing potential relief in next month's federal budget that could ease the repayment burden for tens of thousands of Canberrans still saddled with HECS debts.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans


Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

Dana Daniel

Dana Daniel

Senior Political Reporter

Dana Daniel is Senior Political Reporter for The Canberra Times. She investigates and writes about federal politics and government from the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery. Dana was previously a Federal Health Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age and has also been a Media Reporter at The Australian and Finance Editor at news.com.au. Contact her on dana.daniel@canberratimes.com.au

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