The government fights on for university fee deregulation

The support of Universities Australia helps the government's higher education reform push, but the lack of public backing is a problem.

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After the Senate sent his higher education bill packing, Education Minister Christopher Pyne dropped into a Universities Australia reception, which serendipitously happened to be in full swing at Parliament House while the vote was on.

Addressing the academic crowd, Pyne invoked Churchill’s fighting words about this not being the end, just the end of the beginning.

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