Christian Schools Australia backs right to discriminate against teachers

The government and the opposition have united to support removing laws which allow religious schools to discriminate against students based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Why Catholic primary school parents can afford to pay more

New analysis shows wealthy parents at advantaged Catholic primary schools could actually afford the increase to school fees under the needs-based model, writes Peter Goss. And whether they opt to send their children to the state school down the road and avoid fee increases is a matter of choice and value, not affordability.

‘It’s not stopping at the playground anymore’: Prep, Year 1 bullying on the rise

The number of Queensland Prep students being suspended or expelled almost doubles in four years, with experts and parents warning the problem of schoolyard bullying is exploding among the state's youngest students.