About the department
The Department of Education creates a better future for all Australians through education.
The Annual Report provides information about the Department's achievements, corporate arrangements and performance.
Paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Service Directions 2017 requires that, by 30 October each year, agencies make publicly available records of the legal services expenditure for the previous financial year.
Section 35 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 requires the accountable authority of a Commonwealth entity to prepare and publish a corporate plan every year.
Gifts and benefits accepted by staff in the department with a value exceeding $AUD100.00 (excluding GST).
Under Senate Orders we must publish information about our appointments and vacancies, contracts, files and grants.
The object of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) is to give the Australian community access to information held by the Australian Government.
The Information Publication Scheme (IPS) is established under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).
The department is committed to developing an equitable society that recognises the unique strengths of Australia’s First Nations people and empowering them to contribute to skills, training and employment outcomes that reflect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander priorities, values, and strengths.
While we partner with Reconciliation Australia to finalise our RAP, the Reconciliation Commitment will support us in continuing our reconciliation journey.
The department has mechanisms in place for receiving feedback on our programs and services, as it is integral to our on-going improvement.
For departmental enquiries relating to Education, Skills or Child Care. This form can also be used for questions about the department.
The department will direct your enquiry to the appropriate team to assist you.