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Independent Member for Clark, Andrew Wilkie, asked the Minister for Education Jason Clare the following in Question Time. Please see above video for full question and response.

“Minister you’d recall that last year I challenged you about skyrocketing HECS-HELP indexation charges and you committed to have the Universities Accord Panel look at it.

“Well here we are 10 months later and charges are set to rise further by a record 7.1 per cent.

“Minister in the circumstances will you freeze the indexation, at least until the Universities Accord Final Report is delivered in December.”