Originally Posted by psionl0
I sometimes wonder if you even live in Australia. Firstly, I do think that private education should not get any government funding at all. State Aid is an artefact of the 1950s when the Libs did an unholy deal with the DLP, which kept them in power for many, many years. By the time Whitlam gained power, it was entrenched. Other nations donít fund private schools. Why should Australia?
People forced into the public system because they canít afford the extortionate fees of private schools? Boo bloody hoo. Like everything else, including choice of car, house, running shoes etc etc, if you canít afford it, bad luck. Donít expect other taxpayers to subsidise you.