There’s a bit of news around following a solid piece of youth-bashing out of NSW where they’re going to raise the school leaving age.
Effectively this forces kids who don’t want to be there to disrupt the education of others for an extra year.
Here in Canberra the Liberals’ Steve Doszpot appears to have never seen a piece of knee-jerk reactionism he didn’t like and is broadly supportive without committing to anything as onerous as a policy.
UPDATED: The other shoe drops. The Canberra Times has Andrew Barr’s plans on this issue.