Higher Education Cuts
In the 2016-17 Federal Budget, the Turnbull government cut two billion dollars from the higher education sector.
University deregulation is also still a possibility, meaning future fees could skyrocket to an excess of $100,000 a year.
So how will these cuts affect the average Australian student? And can we avoid following in America’s footsteps?
Reporter Alyssia Varricchio investigates.