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ACT schools well funded but fewer kids from disadvantage reach Year 12

ACT schools well funded but fewer kids from disadvantage reach Year 12

The ACT still spends a lot per student, but it also ranked among the worst in the country for students of low socioeconomic backgrounds completing Year 12.

  • by Sherryn Groch & Emily Barton

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Liberal rebel in stand-off over Sharma domain name
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CBD

Liberal rebel in stand-off over Sharma domain name

Poor Dave Sharma, the Liberal Party’s great hope in Wentworth, sure can’t catch a break.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Samantha Hutchinson
ANZ flags 'no let up' in pressures as housing slows
Shayne Elliott

ANZ flags 'no let up' in pressures as housing slows

ANZ Bank has signalled there will be no let-up in the pressures that are weighing on profits in the year ahead.

  • by Clancy Yeates & Hamish Hastie
Bank revolt grows as ANZ set to get first 'strike' on executive pay
David Gonski

Bank revolt grows as ANZ set to get first 'strike' on executive pay

ANZ Bank has been hit by an investor backlash over its executive pay packets, with more than a third of votes going against the bank's remuneration report.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Time to unite on education funding
Education

Time to unite on education funding

It is our children who are the losers in this protracted political dispute over education funding.

ANZ's Elliott asked David Gonski for a pay cut
ANZ Bank

ANZ's Elliott asked David Gonski for a pay cut

ANZ Bank chief executive Shayne Elliott requested a pay cut from chairman David Gonski for the sake of "accountability" and "crediblity."

  • by Clancy Yeates & Sarah Danckert
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'I have paid a high price': Ex-ANZ trader grilled over rape hits out
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Workplace

'I have paid a high price': Ex-ANZ trader grilled over rape hits out

A woman ANZ Bank forced to detail her rape as a teenager as part of a sexual harassment court case in New York has issued a broadside at the bank.

  • by Sarah Danckert
Only one chair will fit David Gonski as he joins Sydney Airports board
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David Gonski

Only one chair will fit David Gonski as he joins Sydney Airports board

Australia's corporate gene pool has never looked more in-bred than with David Gonski's appointment to the Sydney Airport board.

  • by Colin Kruger
More money for teachers and kids with disability in this year's ACT budget
ACT budget

More money for teachers and kids with disability in this year's ACT budget

A key focus of the $54.3 million funding boost will be on professional development and mentoring for teachers.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Gonski review is an abject failure and a wasted opportunity
Opinion
Opinion

Gonski review is an abject failure and a wasted opportunity

Much of the argument used to justify this wide-ranging “blueprint” is filled with motherhood statements and meaningless drivel. Indeed, there are so many motherhood statements in the report that it takes determination to read it all.

  • by Jenny Allum
The Gonski plan: an online tool to stop children falling through the cracks
David Gonski

The Gonski plan: an online tool to stop children falling through the cracks

The centrepiece of Gonski 2.0 is an online tool to track student progress - and stop children slipping through the cracks.

  • by Jordan Baker