Upcoming Friends of Victorian University rally and public meeting
Friends of Victoria University has organised two events to highlight the impacts in the West of cuts in State Government education funding:
Rally at Footscray Mall, Thursday 11 October 12.30pm
to highlight the impact of TAFE cuts in the Western Suburbs
Public meeting at Maribyrnong Council, Wednesday 17 October from 6.30pm.
at Council offices, corner Hyde and Napier streets.Hosted in the reception room. Speakers include Colleen Hartland (Greens MLA), Colin Long (NTEU Victorian Division Secretary) and Margarita Windisch (AEU member).
Spokesperson Dave Kerin says "Friends of VU calls on the government, and any party intending to form government in the future, to commit to properly funding high quality youth, migrant and further education programs in the West.”
For further comment contact: Dave Kerin: 0412 484094 Dr. Paul Adams 0401 821903