Through the annual Australian Government Budget, the Department of Education and Training is given an annual budget to carry out its services and programmes in order to deliver positive outcomes for all Australians in the areas of early childhood education, schooling and youth affairs, higher education, research and international and skills and training.

Information on previous budgets are available on the Australian Government Budget website.

You can access previous portfolio budget statements, which provide information on the proposed allocation of funds to achieve government outcomes, here:

The former Education Portfolio:

The former Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Portfolio: