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.