Calls for fee-free uni for disadvantaged students

By Andrew Brown
Updated January 29 2024 - 3:35am, first published 3:30am
The nation needs more university-educated workers but fewer Australians are going to university. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)
The nation needs more university-educated workers but fewer Australians are going to university. (Paul Miller/AAP PHOTOS)

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds should be eligible for fee-free university places in industries facing chronic shortages, the sector's peak body has urged.

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