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12 May
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Qld MPs briefed on abortion facts

An all-female panel spoke at a media conference today on abortion related issues including, law, medicine, counselling. The AFA released the results of its new independent opinion poll showing that more voters are opposed to decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland than are in favour. The results show Rob Pyne MP is completely out of touch […]

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12 May
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New Poll Shows Abortion Bill Is Out Of Touch With Voters

A new independent opinion poll shows that more voters are opposed to decriminalisation of abortion in Queensland than are in favour, showing Labor Independent Rob Pyne is completely out of touch in moving his private member’s Bill in State Parliament this week. Conducted by independent market research firm Galaxy Research for the Australian Family Association […]

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18 Jan
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Brisbane dinner 5th Feb: Richard & Linda Eyre present…

Friday 5th February: Best selling authors on family and parenting from the US, and keynote presenters at the World Congress of Families IX in October 2015, will speak on: “Why the State of the Family Matters and What the World Can Do About it…” at an Australian Family Association dinner in Brisbane. “Linda and Richard Eyre […]

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25 Aug
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Palaszczuk government sells out school kids and rewards union buddies

Media Release Wednesday 26 August 2015 (PDF) The Palaszczuk government’s Education Minister Kate Jones’ school plan does nothing for kids while rewarding traditional Labor Party backers: education bureaucrats and the increasingly unpopular Queensland Teachers’ Union. “Yesterday’s story by The Courier-Mail’s education reporters concerning Minister Jones’ post-OP System school assessment plans fails to report on widespread opposition by parents to […]

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09 Mar
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Minister Kate Jones must close Qld school cheating loophole

A giant cheating loophole could derail a controversial Qld senior assessment model set to replace the OP System by 2018 when the current Year 9 students reach Year 12. The model’s co-designer, Dr Gabrielle Matters of the Australian Council for Educational Research, claimed at a recent educators’ forum that cheating occurs in ‘every system’ in response […]

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28 Dec
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Ashgrove parents urge Qld Premier against experimental Year 12 testing

MEDIA RELEASE:  For immediate release  Monday, 29th December 2014 (download pdf) Ignoring objections from parents and many other voters in marginal electorates, Queensland’s Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek today pushed a highly experimental post-OP system model for Year 12 testing to the public consultation stage. http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2014/12/29/a-new-era-for-senior-school-education “Parent and teachers have been door-knocking for months across several […]

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22 Dec
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Door-knock campaigners overwhelmed by support for 50% Year 12 external exams for Qld

A Queensland-wide door-knocking and leaflet campaign calling for Year 12 external exams has received overwhelming support in Brisbane State electorates over the past month. “In street after street all over Brisbane, the question our campaigners are hearing is not whether Queensland schools need external exams like the rest of Australia, but when we will get them,” said […]

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28 Oct
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Help get proper Year 12 exams for Queensland

Every Australian state (except Qld) tests seniors with end of Year 12 ‘external exams’ worth around 50%. You can listen to our recent radio interview here. We have distributed a leaflet and door knocked voters detailing the why Premier Newman should switch to the proven exam system used in every other state….see the leaflet and read […]

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18 Aug
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NAPLAN ‘zero’ mugs Qld Minister’s ‘great results’ schools mantra

As Queensland schools wallow for a second year below the national average on all 20 numeracy and literacy tests, parents are losing patience. “Our zero out of 20 NAPLAN score is completely at odds with Education Minister Langbroek’s ‘great school results’ mantra,” AFA (Qld) spokesperson, Mrs Tempe Harvey pointed out. “Queensland parents are saying, ‘How […]

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