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Mandi McIntosh says: Tafe should be properly funded!
Wil Constable says: TAFE has been the foundation and building block for our children and grandchildren, we need a fully funded TAFE for our future!
WAYNE CARRIAGE says: Stop TAFE cuts NOW!!!
Sharyn says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Neil Cook says: Put TAFE VET training back to where it was - "The envy of the world".
Josè says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Ash says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Lisa Alice Ritchie says: Education is paramount !
Khoury says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Niven Williams says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Carmel Brown says: Keep going...
Cath Fisher says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Rita Kidd says: ❤️
Patricia David, Secretary Unions Shoallhaven says: Restore TAFE to be the centre of the vocational and education training system in NSW especially in Regional Areas.
Geoffrey Payne says: TAFE is essential for new Tradies, private sector just not up to it
Ashleigh Smith says: I am a tafe teacher in the Brisbane region. Love this campaign!
Graham Wood says: TAFE is a vital component of a healthy and vibrant public education system. We need to return TAFE to its place of prominence. Our community needs it.
Nat says: Australia needs qualified workers. Stop the cuts to TAFE.
Rosemary says: Aussie youth, those who don't have the privilege of cruising into university, NEED TAFE, Stop TAFE cuts NOW!
Tanya McKinlay says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Dr Allan Kelman says: TAFE has been attacked and not fully supported for too long. We need this institution so that Australian jobs are filled by qualified Australian workers.
Michael says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Suzanne Jackson says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Cathryn Gauci says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Chris McGee says: We should have stopped them 7 years ago but, anyway let's stop TAFE cuts now.
Meg Bollen says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Kevin Webb says: All tradies that went thru TAFE should support this campaign. Stop the TAFE cuts.
Bassam Ashqar says: I did two courses at TAFE SA which have led and enlighten my career path into Australian job market. I 100% support TAFE. Size S for the STC Tee
Richard says: Stop the cuts
Rosie says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Leanne says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Mark Kennedy says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Lewis Stute says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Natalia says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Ashleigh Smith says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Rosemary Leclercq says: Gough Whitlam ABOLISHED TAFE fees in the 1970's. The increase in TAFE enrolments over the 2 year period 1973-1975 was 59%. If he could abolish fees then, surely we can afford it now! Secondary education is free but not all students are suited to the academic pathway. Australia has a tradie shortage so we should be INJECTING funds into TAFE!
Vicky Tulle says: I am attending TAFE in Lismore Campus as a Visual Arts student. I value TAFE and have had my children and grandchildren train through TAFE for their careers.
Robert Eastman says: Closing of the Port Adelaide TAFE is a crime!
Fred Walton says: Clean out the existing deadwood, install good managers and reinitiate good teachers and learning to a traditionally sound training facility instead of all these half baked RTOs that are only interested In$$$
Caron Passmore says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Joseph says: Stop these cuts. This education gave me a new lease of life. I could have never afforded an education if it was not for CIT
Guv says: Support TAFE - a high quality, essential vocational training institution which has been there for our youth and communities for many generations.
Annabelle McLoughlin says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
gerard dwyer says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Tony Blake says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Felipe Guerrero says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Josh Edwards says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Alex Greenwich says: Stop TAFE Cuts Now!
Chrissy Blissenden says: The cuts to TAFE over many years has been appalling and a whole generation has suffered!!
Georgine Clarsen says: Invest in TAFE education! Don’t cut!

Our TAFE manifesto is a blueprint which outlines a path to fixing Australia's TAFE system.

Here are some easy ways you can get involved and help the Stop TAFE Cuts campaign

1. GUARANTEE 70% FUNDING

Download a guarantee funding poster and ask your local MP to sign it. Take a photo and upload it to our gallery.

2. Be social!

Join us on Facebook and Twitter. Share, retweet and like to spread the word.

4. Take a photo

Download some Stop TAFE Cuts signs and get supporters at your TAFE to be in a photo at your campus. Like supporters at My TAFE


One thing leads to another..

One thing leads to another..

TAFE President Michelle Purdy sat down with the newly elected Federal TAFE Secretary Maxine Sharkey to find out her top agenda items and how she stays so motivated to Stop TAFE Cuts!

So much for “Competent Economic Management”

So much for “Competent Economic Management”

Australia has been through another hard-fought federal election, in which public debate focused predictably on which party are the “best economic managers.”

We can't afford to give up on TAFE

We can't afford to give up on TAFE

Like many members, I had high hopes on Election Day as I handed out how to vote cards in my electorate, believing that this election was the best shot we had at restoring TAFE to its former glory.