The Department

News

The following is a list of all the news items that are associated with The Department.

The National Redress Scheme

News | 4 July 2018

The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgement and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

2018-19 Budget announced

News | 8 May 2018

The Australian Government delivered the 2018-19 Budget on Tuesday 9 May 2018. To find out what this means for education and training, visit the 2018-19 Budget section of the website.  

A taste of Australian skills on the international stage

News | 13 April 2018

Correction to data in Auditor-General Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Report No.18 2017–18

News | 8 December 2017

The Department of Education and Training apologises unreservedly for incorrect data provided to the Auditor-General Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Report No.18 2017–18 Performance Audit -Monitoring the Impact of Australian Government School Funding which was used in the analysis provided...

Inaugural gathering of the national VET Alumni

News | 29 November 2017

Launch of the VET Information Strategy

News | 23 November 2017

The Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon Karen Andrews MP, launched the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Information Strategy at the 2017 Australian Training Awards in Canberra last night.

2017-18 Budget announced

News | 9 May 2017

The Australian Government delivered the 2017-18 Budget on Tuesday 9 May 2017. To find out what this means for education and training, visit the 2017-18 Budget section of the website.

Establishment of Admissions Transparency Implementation Working Group

News | 9 March 2017

ACCSE – applications now open

News | 28 February 2017

The Department of Education and Training’s Australian Apprenticeships Ambassadors Program

News | 22 February 2017

National Career Education Strategy

News | 19 December 2016

The Australian Government is committed to working with education, industry, career and parent stakeholders to ensure students receive effective career education to help them make a successful transition from school to further education, training or work. 

Release of the Government’s response to the Higher Education Standards Panel’s Report on Improving Transparency of Higher Education Admissions Processes

News | 15 December 2016

Release of the Higher Education Standards Panel report on Improving the Transparency of Higher Education Admissions Processes

News | 15 November 2016

Annual Report 2015-16 now available

News | 26 October 2016

Delivering a high-performing research sector to Australia: Watt Review response

News | 6 May 2016

The Government has accepted all 28 recommendations of the Watt Review into research policy and funding. ...

2016-17 Budget announced

News | 3 May 2016

International Standards and Risk Assessments

News | 15 December 2015

Inclusion Support Programme draft guidelines now open for comment

News | 11 December 2015

Secretary of the Department of Education and Training

News | 4 December 2015

The Secretary of the Australian Government Department of Education and Training Ms Lisa Paul AO PSM has decided the time is right to build a portfolio career outside the public service and will finish up as Secretary in February 2016.

Budget 2015-16

News | 12 May 2015

The Australian Government delivered the 2015-16 Budget on Tuesday 12 May 2015.

The Education Portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014

News | 18 March 2015

The Education portfolio Annual Deregulation Report 2014 provides information on key deregulation activities and achievements of the portfolio across 2014, prior to the Machinery of Government changes on 23 December 2014. ...