Reviews and Consultations


The department conducts periodic reviews of higher education policy, and undertakes consultation with the higher education sector on a range of issues.


The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with Reviews and Consultations.

Performance-based funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme final report

News | 7 August 2019

The final report by the expert panel on performance-based funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme has been released.

Performance-Based Funding for the Commonwealth Grant Scheme

News | 18 December 2018

On 18 December 2018, the Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Education, announced that an expert panel, chaired by Professor Paul Wellings, Vice Chancellor of the University of Wollongong, would lead the consultation with the sector on the implementation of performance-based funding for the...

Consultation paper on reallocation of Commonwealth supported places

News | 11 November 2018

The department has released a Consultation Paper that sets out options for a new mechanism for Government allocation of enabling, sub-bachelor and postgraduate courses and seeks feedback from stakeholders on which courses should be funded and why. The new arrangements will come into effect from...

Estimating the Private and Public Benefits of Higher Education Report Released

News | 23 July 2017

The department has released the Estimating the private and public benefits of higher education report.  The findings of this report informed the development of the higher education reform package announced by the Minister for Education and Training on 1 May 2017.

Cost of Delivery Report Released

News | 1 May 2017

Report on the Review of the Australian National University (ANU) Act 1991 and the governance arrangements of the ANU (the Walker Review)

News | 23 June 2015

In September 2014, in consultation with Australian National University (ANU) Chancellor, Professor the Hon Gareth Evans AC QC and Vice Chancellor, Professor Ian Young AO, the Australian Government commissioned a review to ensure that the ANU’s legislative and governance arrangements remain...

Review of the Demand Driven Funding System released

News | 12 April 2014

Review of the Demand Driven Funding System Report, undertaken by the Hon Dr David Kemp and Mr Andrew Norton, has been released.

Association for Tertiary Education Management conference

News | 10 April 2014