The government has been forced to negotiate with the states in order to pass it’s School Chaplaincy scheme. The high court ruled the scheme was invalid and now the Government has no choice but to fund it through the states. South Australia has been reluctant to accept the offer and South Australian education minister Jennifer Ranknine said she will only consider the proposal “if the Federal Government reinstates provision that allow for funding to also be used by schools to engage secular social workers”.

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Thursday, August 28 2014
Produced By Sam Talbot
Featured in storyAngelo Gavrielatos, National President of the Australian Education UnionHoward Spreadbury, Vice President of the South Australian Education UnionLyle Shelton, Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby

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