2023–24 Budget

The Budget 2023–24 invests in Australia’s education workforce, and works to build a better and fairer education system for the future.

The Budget provides targeted funding across early education, schools and higher education and invests in the skills-needs of early childhood educators to maximise the benefits for families from Cheaper Child Care.

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Early Childhood Education and Care


Higher Education and Research

2023–24 Education Portfolio Budget Statements and PAES


The 2023-24 Department of Education Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) provide information on the proposed allocation of funds to achieve government outcomes. They include budget statements for the department as well as entities working under the portfolio. The statements provide information to assist parliament to understand the purpose of each outcome.