Response to Job-Ready Graduates: Higher Education Reform Package 2020

Posted on July 23, 2020

ACUADS summarises and provides a brief analysis of the recent proposed funding reforms outlined in the Department of Education’s Job-Ready Graduates: Higher Education Reform Package 2020.

Humanities course funding will certainly be impacted by the proposed changes, with a much higher student contribution (and increase in the overall funding to universities). While the creative arts may not experience such a negative impact, we acknowledge the high value of humanities and arts subjects to our sector and to society. Those proposed changes may have devastating consequences yet to be determined not only for the individual, but for the nation.

Read the full document here: ACUADS response to proposed funding reforms, “Job-Ready Graduates”