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The other news sneaking in today, is this change to university fee funding, announced by Dan Tehan – students who fail 50% of their subjects risk having their Hecs-Help funding access revoked.

Given you do pay back that funding, with interest, and university isn’t always a ball for people who are financially disadvantaged, have mental health issues, including ADHD or other issues, or are just coping with the shock of being out of home for the first time – regional and rural teenagers living in the city included, this just seems like another burden for the disadvantaged.

University students who fail half their subjects face losing HECS-HELP access as part of proposed higher ed overhaul pic.twitter.com/GMkDut6Lm6

I can’t tell you how many emails I have had from people on that very issue Elias is reporting on.

The ability to just jump on a plane and fly home while living overseas is something we should never take for granted again.

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