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Senator Rhiannon stands in solidarity with budget eve student, staff protestors

Lee Rhiannon 12 May 2015

Statement to be read out on behalf of Senator Lee Rhiannon at the ‘Students Strike Back' Education Action Network rally:

Earlier this year, the Chilean Congress introduced free higher education at universities across the country. Chilean students celebrated the end to their battle with an inadequate, inequitable, market-based higher education system.

The education revolution in Chile was powered not by politicians in Congress, but by students in the streets.

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