Through the annual Australian Government Budget, the Department of Education is allocated funding to deliver policies that help Australians access quality child care, preschool, school education, higher education, international education and research.

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: