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UNE TO SUFFER UNDER GOVERNMENT FUNDING FREEZE

Regional universities are set to be hit hardest by a funding freeze, according to data released to the ABC.

A freedom of information request revealed the Federal Government is freezing up to 15-percent of some universities funding.

The University of New England will see a decline of 3.2-percent – equating to $25-million.

Its raised concerns it will impact the workforce of regional communities.

 

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About Amelia Bernasconi

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Hailing from Scone in the Upper Hunter, Amelia is based at our North West bureau in Tamworth. She joined NBN News in June, 2017 and graduated with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism) from Charles Sturt University later that year.

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