$2.7 BILLION BOOST FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS

A Daley Labor Government will provide NSW public schools with an extra $2.7 billion worth of Gonski needs-based funding over the life of current State and Federal funding agreements This commitment will mean more than $1,500 extra, every year, for every student in NSW public high schools, and more than $1,200 for every public primary school student. Under Labor, NSW will become the first state in Australia to deliver 100 per cent of the standard level of funding for every student. Continue reading

LABOR WILL HIRE AN ADDITIONAL 5,000 TEACHERS

NSW Labor Leader, Michael Daley, has announced today that a Daley Labor Government, if elected this month, will hire an additional 5,000 teachers across NSW. By 2036, it is estimated there will be one million students enrolled in NSW public schools. Only Labor will hire the additional teachers needed to keep up with demand and provide the best opportunities for our children. Continue reading

LABOR MANDATES BETTER PATIENT CARE IN MENTAL HEALTH: NURSE TO PATIENT RATIOS

A Daley Labor Government will introduce nurse-to-patient ratios in mental health units in the NSW hospital system, a policy that forms the centrepiece of its Mental Health policy package. Mandating nurse-to-patient ratios will dramatically improve patient care, reassure family members and support hard working nurses and other hospital staff. Continue reading

EARLY CHILDHOOD POLICY

A Daley Labor Government will introduce a suite of policies to support early childhood education outcomes across NSW, in addition to the record funding package announced on Monday A Daley Labor Government will: Continue reading

LARGEST INVESTMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION IN NSW HISTORY

A Daley Labor Government will expand funding to cover every three and four-year-old in early childhood education in NSW, as part of a $500 million package jointly funded with Federal Labor, the single largest investment in early childhood education in the state’s history. Labor is addressing years of neglect by the Berejiklian Liberal and National Government, a legacy that has left the NSW early education system last in the class. Continue reading