Turnbull government supported by One Nation, the Nick Xenophon Team, Jacqui Lambie, Derryn Hinch and Lucy Gichuhi

The Turnbull government has won widespread crossbench support for its schools package in a Senate vote after making concessions including a purported promise that Catholic schools will not have their funding growth cut pending a review.

Concessions to the Nick Xenophon Team and Jacqui Lambie, as described by those senators, include the creation of a national schools resource body, delivering the package in six years, not 10, with an extra $4.9bn in funding, compelling the states to increase their funding and preserving the status quo for Catholic schools for 12 to 18 months.

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