Hunter mum expresses concern about rising Catholic primary school fees

Helen Gregory
By Helen Gregory
December 27 2021 - 8:00pm
Frustrated: The mum said she had not been given adequate reasons for the size of the levy increase. "I don't see the justification for it and I don't think it's fair."

A Hunter mum of two students attending a Catholic primary school says her family is considering moving the children to a public high school, such is the "unaffordability" of rising fees.


Helen Gregory

Helen Gregory


Helen Gregory joined the Newcastle Herald in 2010. She is the masthead’s education reporter and has written for the H2 and Weekender sections, as well as across a range of issues. Helen is a Walkley Award winning journalist and was also part of the Newcastle Herald team that won the United Nations World Environment Day Media Award for Environmental Reporting in 2015.

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