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Creating university places is easy, motivating students to take them is hard

Written by Dr Tim Pitman for The Conversation

In 1973, the Whitlam Labor government abolished university tuition fees. In 1987, the Hawke Government radically created thousands of extra university places by creating a national system, financing it via HECS. Yet in the new millennium, Australian universities are still inaccessible to historically under-represented student groups.

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Posted 14 September 2013 Posted in Editorial, General