The following is a list of all the resources that are associated with About the Department.

Setting up and Operation of Campuses of Foreign Higher Education Institutions in India


India’s University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved regulations that will allow the establishment and operation of foreign university branch campuses in India. These regulations implement the Indian Government’s commitment under the National Education Policy 2020 to internationalise India’s higher education sector. The Regulations were published in UGC’s website on 8 November 2023.

Note on UGC regulations on Setting up Foreign Branch Campuses In India (002)_0.pdf

Department of Education 2022–23 Annual Report


The Department of Education 2022–23 Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and the Department of Finance’s Resource Management Guide No.135 – Annual reports for non-corporate Commonwealth entities. The Department of Education 2022–23 Annual Report includes the department’s audited financial statements and audited annual performance statements for the financial year ending 30 June 2023.

DE Annual Report.pdf

Information Publication Scheme Agency Plan


The department is an agency subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act) and is required to comply with the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) requirements. This Information Publication Scheme Agency Plan (Agency Plan) describes how the department proposes to do this, as required by subsection 8(1) of the FOI Act.

IPS Agency Plan - October 2023.pdf

Department of Education Reconciliation Action Plan


The Reconciliation Action Plan August 2023-25 promotes the department’s vision for a reconciled Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and heritages are valued and accepted as a foundation for unity, equality, and enduring positive change.

We will implement our Innovate RAP over the next two years to deliver on our commitments. Education will play a key role as we establish a shared understanding and commitment to implementing the plan.

2545 Reconciliation Action Plan 2023-25_ACC2.pdf

2023–24 Corporate Plan – Department of Education


The Corporate Plan is the Department of Education’s primary planning document. It sets out how the department will deliver on its purpose, to create a better future for all Australians through education. The plan details the department’s operating environment, enterprise-wide risks and our stakeholders. It also outlines how we will measure our performance, and the strategies we will employ to achieve our purpose in the coming year.

2023-24 Corporate Plan

Reconciliation Commitment 2023–2024


The Department of Education is committed to reconciliation and improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This document outlines the priority actions the department is focused on whilst the Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is being developed in partnership with Reconciliation Australia.

Reconciliation Commitment 2023-2024.pdf

2023–24 Portfolio Budget Statements


The 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.