The schools where 63 per cent of Australians are educated deserve better, and the time has come for all citizens to make it clear that they demand an end to the under-funding of public education, where the future of our nation will chiefly be written," he said.He also urged parents and citizens in public schools to learn the art of advocacy. We need to blog (tick), Twitter, text, lobby (tick) and argue (tick).
As we move into the next phase of our campaign, High School for Coburg are looking to extend our use of social media, perhaps using Facebook and/or Twitter. If you are interested in these forms of communication and would like to help with this part of the campaign in particular, please contact us.
To listen to or read a more detailed account of Justice Kirby's speech, go to ABC online here.