Melbourne welcomes Prince Charles
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Melbourne welcomes Prince Charles

School children and war veterans were among Melburnians who lined up to meet Prince Charles at the National Gallery of Victoria this morning. The Prince of Wales, accompanied by Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu, smiled for photographs and shook hands with fans young and old before entering the NGV for the Housing Melbourne Symposium. The Prince and wife Camilla, the … Continue reading

TAFE supporters rally against Baillieu budget cuts
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TAFE supporters rally against Baillieu budget cuts

TAFE students, teachers and supporters gathered in Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens today to protest the Baillieu government’s $300 million cuts to the sector’s funding. Australian Education Union (AEU) Victorian president, Mary Bluett, told the estimated 2,000-strong crowd the Victorian government was disregarding TAFE’s importance for giving young people a future. “This is an act of social … Continue reading