A model for tertiary education funding in Australia

28 Oct 2015

In a presentation delivered to the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Summit on Wednesday 28 October 2015, Mitchell Professorial Fellow Peter Noonan proposes a new model for tertiary education funding in Australia. 

In this presentation, Professor Noonan:

  • explained why Australia needs to consider higher education funding in the context of the broad tertiary education sector;
  • provided a brief recap of the financing model proposed in the Mitchell Institute paper Financing Tertiary Education in Australia (see related link)
  • discussed some of the issues and challenges Australia faces in light of relevant and updated data; and
  • reflected on developments subsequent to the release of the paper and outlined the Mitchell Institute's thinking in terms of how the current model might now be refined.
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