Tasmanian children with disabilities are being let down by the Labor-Green Government and especially Education Minister, Nick McKim. Minister McKim gets an ‘F’ when it comes to supporting children with disabilities in the education system. Children with disabilities and their parents are telling me that they are frustrated at the level of support and even [...]
Minister for Education Lin Thorp’s total and utter failure today to even acknowledge what is happening in her own department demonstrates complete incompetence and confirms that the Minster is out of her depth. The Minister failed to confirm a 3.3 per cent decrease in per-capita funding for children with a disability.
The delays with the new Southern Support School (formerly known as Hazelwood) at Howrah are unacceptable and the Education Minister Lin Thorp must explain why proper planning was not done by her Department before construction began. Tasmanian teachers and students deserve to enjoy a working environment that has been well thought-out and properly executed, and [...]