A Sydney Morning Herald article by Kaitlin Alexander, a Kiwi UNSW PhD student, explains how New Zealand students in NSW are denied discounted public transport, despite being domestic students.
The NSW government intentionally passed a racially discriminatory legislation to prevent international students from being able to access student discounts on public transit.
Student travel concessions are also denied to New Zealand citizens, even though they are considered domestic students under the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement (TTTA).
The focus of this piece is on Sydney, however, Victoria also denies New Zealanders and international students travel concessions.
[Read the Sydney Morning Herald article.]