Andrews Government to provide free sanitary products in state schools
The Andrews Government is promising to provide free sanitary products for girls in state schools if they are re-elected on November 24.
“Free pads and tampons in all public schools provided by the Andrews Labor Government,” Neil Mitchell said.
“Paid for by you.
“They say it’s as necessary as toilet paper and soap.
“Is that a good idea?
“Look, if you can afford it, if you can have free sanitary products for girls in schools, fair enough.
“But let’s have air-conditioning, and enough tables and chairs and books as well.”
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“They don’t say what it’s going to cost, but I don’t imagine it’ll be a fortune,” Neil said.
“It’s just a social media stunt.”
We’re announcing this. It’s an Australian first. It’s the right thing to do. pic.twitter.com/yVoxgBVMZs
— Daniel Andrews (@DanielAndrewsMP) November 14, 2018