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Questions over legality of education reform ads

The Abbott government is under pressure to cancel its advertising campaign promoting university deregulation, amid claims that it flouts government guidelines.

The campaign, which started on 6 December, includes television advertisements, bus shelter signs and a dedicated website claiming to provide “the facts” about the government’s higher education reforms.

The advertisements were launched just four days after the plans failed to pass the upper house, and were signed off by Education secretary Lisa Paul three days before the coalition said it would “consider” the idea of using ads to promote the reforms.

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