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The Media unit provides the community with updates on events, achievements and new initiatives within the department and in preschools, primary and secondary schools.

Contacting the media unit

All media enquiries regarding public education and child care should be directed to the Department for Education Media Hotline on (08) 8226 7990. This line is attended at all times for media enquiries. Media may also send requests through to Education.mediaunit [at] sa.gov.au

Latest news

New north school location

6 August 2019

Fourteen hectares of land on Riverbanks Road in Angle Vale has been earmarked as the location for the new birth to year 12 school in Adelaide’s north.

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High speed internet rollout milestone

16 August 2019

$80m high speed internet rollout reaches 100,000 students.

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Bullying Prevention Strategy released

15 August 2019

Strengthening responses to bullying within and beyond the school gates will be the key focus of a new nation-leading bullying prevention strategy.

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Family Day Care options to be explored

25 July 2019

The government has asked the Department for Education to explore whether there is a better way to support the more than 430 small businesses offering Family Day Care and Respite Care.

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New Whyalla school build tenders

24 July 2019

A number of local industries can learn how they can be involved in building the new $100 million Whyalla secondary school.

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New Director of Aboriginal Education

4 July 2019

Experienced educator and proud Kokatha woman Bronwyn Milera has been appointed to the role of Director, Aboriginal Education.

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School and preschool strike update

28 June 2019

Around 28% of government school and preschools will be closed to all students on Monday 1 July due to industrial action by the AEU.

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School strike update

26 June 2019

Some of our schools and preschools may have to close on Monday 1 July because of strike action called by the AEU.

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$13m to support teachers in year 7 to HS move

24 June 2019

A $13 million package of professional learning for teachers and principals will help deliver the move of year 7 to high school.

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Music Innovation Fund now open

21 June 2019

More than $500,000 is available for government schools, preschools, creative industries and non-government organisations.

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