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Wednesday, 9 October 1996
Page: 3748

To Hon John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia,

Hon Senator Amanda Vanstone, Minister for Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs

The undersigned are extremely concerned about threats to university funding and express their support for Australian public universities and for government measures to ensure that the highest possible proportion of school leavers and adult students can have a university education. We demand

no cuts in Commonwealth Government funding of universities

fully funded wage increases for general and academic staff in universities

full Commonwealth funding for the new Queensland campuses announced at Cairns, Gladstone, Hervey Bay, Sunshine Coast, Ipswich, Logan.