HEN has a long and proud history of standing up for home educators rights. With new Education Regulations developed, HEN’s lobbying resulted in a disallowance motion being put in the Legislative Council on 23/8. Unfortunately, the vote was 20:20 so the motion was lost by 1 cross-bench vote. You can read the actual debate in Hansard (see p4307)
Be proud – there are many positives
The government know we are politically engaged and capable of running a highly effective campaign – ignoring us is risky.
We pushed them into several things they did not intend: