Academics and authors criticise federal governments plan to hike fees to study humanities

Australian author Richard Flanagan.

Australian Academy of Humanities president Joy Damousi said “broad-based education” had made the Australian tertiary education system one of the best in the world.

“The world can’t just be STEM. It has to be a balance. Making [the humanities] prohibitive and so expensive is going to have short and long-term effects on our workforce and our society in general.”

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