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The TAFE Community Alliance does not receive any funding from an organisation but relies on committed supporters to help out with donations. We currently need funds to pay for leaflets and cards that have been printed. If you would like to make a donation, you should make a direct debit:

Petitions 

The Minister for Education's response to our petition

Online

Social Media

The TAFE Community Alliance launched on Friday 22 February at Western Sydney Community Forum in Parramatta.

Act Now

Election 2019 - Stand up for TAFE

Join  Join the TAFE Community Alliance

Send us an email with Join as the subject, see bottom of page for email address.

Send a letter  Send a letter

Download a template or model letter to send to community groups or the Premier or Minister for Education about cuts to TAFE equity courses and support for students. You can get the email addresses if you google their contact details, or send a hard copy.

Petition  Download and distribute our leaftets and fact sheets

Flyers

FactSheets

Respond Respond

Respond to invitations to particapate in discussions, articles, papers and reports on News, Did you know? and What's New. We have highlighted some important issues you might like to include in your answers into a short document to download.

Stories  Tell us your story

Email us your story to publish on our Stories page.
Just submit the email with Story as the subject. If you would like to nominate someone as a TAFE champion, let us know. It might be a politician whochampions TAFE or a former student who is a champion in part because of TAFE or you might like to nominate a teacher who has been pivotal in making a difference in your life or someone you care about.

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TAFE is too important to lose!

 

 

Events

Stand Up for TAFE Trivia - Flyer

The TAFE Community Alliance is kicking off the Stand Up for TAFE campaign for 2019 elections with a Trivia Night on Friday 9 November 6:30pm. We would love you to come to support this campaign.

Our last Trivia Night was a lot of fun and this promises to be just as good if not better with eclectic entertainment, prizes and high-profile presenters.

Tickets include entry and a vegetartian or meat based meal prepared by Addison Road Community Centre Street Food Market stallholders. A cash bar will be available.

Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite - Stand Up For TAFE or at the door. Stand Up for TAFE trivia night kiks off our campaign for 2019 elections on Friday 9 November 6:30pm. We would love you to come to support this campaign. Book now on Eventbrite - Stand Up For TAFE

Stand Up for TAFE

Event Date and Time:  Friday November 9, 2018 - 6:30pm

Location / Address: The Gumbramorra Hall, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville NSW 2204

Past events

SAVE OUR LOCAL TAFE (NSW) Leichhardt
Greens MP education spokesperson, John Kaye

To secure TAFE's future, Mr Parker and Dr Kaye introduced the TAFE Changes Moratorium (Secure Future for Public Provision of Vocational Education and Training) Bill 2013 into the NSW Parliament:

  • freeze funding to private providers at appropriate levels
  • reverse rising fees for students, and
  • immediately stop the Liberal/National state government's aggressive Smart and Skilled market that will force TAFE into a race to the bottom with low cost, low quality private providers.

After years of cost cutting, rising fees, privatised training and job losses, TAFE needs an urgent plan to safeguard its future. Member for Balmain Jamie Parker MP will host a public meeting to launch the Greens' plan to save TAFE, with a particular focus on local institutions Ultimo TAFE, Petersham TAFE and the Sydney Institute.  To secure TAFE's future, Mr Parker and Dr Kaye will introduce the TAFE Changes Moratorium (Secure Future for Public Provision of Vocational Education and Training) Bill 2013 into the NSW Parliament later this month that aims to: freeze funding to private providers at appropriate levels; reverse rising fees for students, and immediately stop the Liberal/National state government's aggressive Smart and Skilled market that will force TAFE into a race to the bottom with low cost, low quality private providers.

SAVE TAFE: Central Coast

SAVE TAFE: Newcastle

SAVE TAFE: Mid North Coast tour

SAVE TAFE: North Coast tour

TCA Forum Campbelltown

Trivia with a CauseTrivia with a cause

TAFE Community Alliance

Carmel Tebbutt