Department of Education (Australia)

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Guidelines to counter foreign interference in the Australian university sector

These guidelines have been developed for, and in partnership with, the Australian university sector, to help manage and engage with risk to deepen resillience against foreign interference. They are designed to build on risk management policies and security practices already implemented by many Australian universities.

Review of the Australian Qualifications Framework: final report

The Australian government announced a review of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) in the 2017–18 budget to ensure that the AQF continues to meet the needs of students, employers, education providers and the wider community. This report outlines the workings of the review and the...

Review of the Higher Education Provider Category Standards: final report

A key driver for this review has been to ensure that the Provider Category Standards (PCS) remain fit for purpose against Australia’s evolving higher education landscape, accommodate innovative and changing practice, and are comparable to international benchmarks.

Performance-based funding for the Commonwealth Grants Scheme

This final report presents the expert panel's considerations and recommendations, highlighting major findings from the sector and statistical analyses, and flagging future work for the development of a fit for purpose, fair, robust and feasible performance-based university funding scheme.