The Advisory Council was created in 2012 to close the gap in this area. According to the Federal Government, the Prime Minister's Advisory Council will take over. (Image by Les Haines on Flickr)

The Federal budget is still on the spotlight, and the Education budget has been slashed again this year. While some areas are getting funding, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Education Advisory Council will be abolished if the Education budget passes through. This creates concerns about under representing the First Nation Australians even further.

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