In todays episode, I’m chatting with Sarah Cook, who not only manages a cattle station in the Northern Territory, but is the President of the NT Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association.
I’m a little embarrassed to admit that after 12 years in this industry, I only recently learnt about the issue that we’re going to be talking about today – the cost of public primary school education in remote Australia.
The government says public education will be free… but then why are so many families paying $50,000 per year on average to put their kids through primary school?
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