Senator Malcolm Advocates Equitable Public School Funding: Closing The 5% Gap

Senator Malcolm discusses the approach to public school funding, emphasising the crucial role of the Federal Government in ensuring equitable allocation. With states mandated to cover 75% of funding and a critical 5% gap remaining, Senator Malcolm advocates for measures to bridge this disparity. Highlighting the additional loadings for medium and small schools, estimated to cost $600 million in 2024 alone.