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  • New QLD research centre set to fight pathogens and improve air quality
    Posted on 19 July 2024 | 12:33 am

    Australian research will soon pave the way for the national and international adoption of indoor air quality standards, with indoor air pollution and its associated health impacts costing the Australian economy more than $12 billion annually.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, will today officially launch the Australian Research Council’s (ARC)...[ Read more ]

  • New facilities for staff & students at San Damiano College
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 2:00 am

    Senator for Queensland Anthony Chisholm today opened new Stage 2 building project at San Damiano College which will improve student educational outcomes. Assistant Minister Chisholm said work on the development project was delivered with support of Australian Government funding of $1 million through the Capital Grants Program. “A lot of...[ Read more ]

  • More PhD grants released to boost Australia's research capability
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 1:57 am

    Methods to improve IVF success rates, the use of AI to enhance mango harvesting and the conservation of a newly discovered mammal species are among 48 new research projects announced today under Round 3 of the National Industry PhD Program.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, said the $7 million third...[ Read more ]

  • Next steps in delivering needs-based funding for university students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 10:32 pm

    The Albanese Government has today released a consultation paper on the design of needs-based funding to help people who start a degree to finish it.The consultation paper will inform the design of a new needs-based funding system so students from disadvantaged backgrounds, students with a disability and Indigenous Australians get...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Sydney
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 6:34 am

    JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: G’day everyone. I'm here with Linda Burney to make a very special announcement in NAIDOC Week about the extra investment that we're making to support young Indigenous children to finish school and then go on to TAFE or university.We've got a good education system in...[ Read more ]

  • More support for First Nations students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 2:39 am

    The Albanese Government is providing funding to two First Nations organisations to support more students to succeed at school and beyond. The Government is investing $4 million to support the GO Foundation’s scholarships, which support Indigenous students to succeed in school and prepare for the workforce.  The Government is also investing...[ Read more ]

  • Young Australians shaping Government decisions
    Posted on 5 July 2024 | 11:58 pm

    The Albanese Government is continuing to ensure young people have an active role in decision making. Minister for Youth Dr Anne Aly today announced the appointment of 15 young people to the Government’s Youth Steering Committee, to provide direct advice on government policies and programs that impact them.“The members come from...[ Read more ]

  • Appointment of ACARA CEO
    Posted on 3 July 2024 | 12:02 am

    Today I congratulate Mr Stephen Gniel on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). He will serve a three-year term as CEO following confirmation of his appointment. Mr Gniel has been acting CEO since 20 November 2023, and brings a wealth of experience...[ Read more ]

  • Personal phones restricted in early childhood education and care services
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 11:03 pm

    Taking photos and videos of children on personal phones and devices will be restricted by early childhood education centres who adopt the new National Model Code and Guidelines.In place from today, the new Code and Guidelines set out that only service-issued devices can be used when photographing and filming children.The...[ Read more ]

  • Fee increase for international students part of July 1 migration reforms
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 8:48 pm

    As of 1 July 2024, the fee for international student visas will increase from $710 to $1,600.This increase reflects the increasing value of education in Australia and the Albanese Government’s commitment to restoring integrity in the international education sector.The increase will also help fund a number of important initiatives in...[ Read more ]

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  • New QLD research centre set to fight pathogens and improve air quality
    Posted on 19 July 2024 | 12:33 am

    Australian research will soon pave the way for the national and international adoption of indoor air quality standards, with indoor air pollution and its associated health impacts costing the Australian economy more than $12 billion annually.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, will today officially launch the Australian Research Council’s (ARC)...[ Read more ]

  • New facilities for staff & students at San Damiano College
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 2:00 am

    Senator for Queensland Anthony Chisholm today opened new Stage 2 building project at San Damiano College which will improve student educational outcomes. Assistant Minister Chisholm said work on the development project was delivered with support of Australian Government funding of $1 million through the Capital Grants Program. “A lot of...[ Read more ]

  • More PhD grants released to boost Australia's research capability
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 1:57 am

    Methods to improve IVF success rates, the use of AI to enhance mango harvesting and the conservation of a newly discovered mammal species are among 48 new research projects announced today under Round 3 of the National Industry PhD Program.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, said the $7 million third...[ Read more ]

  • Next steps in delivering needs-based funding for university students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 10:32 pm

    The Albanese Government has today released a consultation paper on the design of needs-based funding to help people who start a degree to finish it.The consultation paper will inform the design of a new needs-based funding system so students from disadvantaged backgrounds, students with a disability and Indigenous Australians get...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Sydney
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 6:34 am

    JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: G’day everyone. I'm here with Linda Burney to make a very special announcement in NAIDOC Week about the extra investment that we're making to support young Indigenous children to finish school and then go on to TAFE or university.We've got a good education system in...[ Read more ]

  • More support for First Nations students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 2:39 am

    The Albanese Government is providing funding to two First Nations organisations to support more students to succeed at school and beyond. The Government is investing $4 million to support the GO Foundation’s scholarships, which support Indigenous students to succeed in school and prepare for the workforce.  The Government is also investing...[ Read more ]

  • Young Australians shaping Government decisions
    Posted on 5 July 2024 | 11:58 pm

    The Albanese Government is continuing to ensure young people have an active role in decision making. Minister for Youth Dr Anne Aly today announced the appointment of 15 young people to the Government’s Youth Steering Committee, to provide direct advice on government policies and programs that impact them.“The members come from...[ Read more ]

  • Appointment of ACARA CEO
    Posted on 3 July 2024 | 12:02 am

    Today I congratulate Mr Stephen Gniel on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). He will serve a three-year term as CEO following confirmation of his appointment. Mr Gniel has been acting CEO since 20 November 2023, and brings a wealth of experience...[ Read more ]

  • Personal phones restricted in early childhood education and care services
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 11:03 pm

    Taking photos and videos of children on personal phones and devices will be restricted by early childhood education centres who adopt the new National Model Code and Guidelines.In place from today, the new Code and Guidelines set out that only service-issued devices can be used when photographing and filming children.The...[ Read more ]

  • Fee increase for international students part of July 1 migration reforms
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 8:48 pm

    As of 1 July 2024, the fee for international student visas will increase from $710 to $1,600.This increase reflects the increasing value of education in Australia and the Albanese Government’s commitment to restoring integrity in the international education sector.The increase will also help fund a number of important initiatives in...[ Read more ]

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  • New QLD research centre set to fight pathogens and improve air quality
    Posted on 19 July 2024 | 12:33 am

    Australian research will soon pave the way for the national and international adoption of indoor air quality standards, with indoor air pollution and its associated health impacts costing the Australian economy more than $12 billion annually.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, will today officially launch the Australian Research Council’s (ARC)...[ Read more ]

  • New facilities for staff & students at San Damiano College
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 2:00 am

    Senator for Queensland Anthony Chisholm today opened new Stage 2 building project at San Damiano College which will improve student educational outcomes. Assistant Minister Chisholm said work on the development project was delivered with support of Australian Government funding of $1 million through the Capital Grants Program. “A lot of...[ Read more ]

  • More PhD grants released to boost Australia's research capability
    Posted on 12 July 2024 | 1:57 am

    Methods to improve IVF success rates, the use of AI to enhance mango harvesting and the conservation of a newly discovered mammal species are among 48 new research projects announced today under Round 3 of the National Industry PhD Program.Assistant Minister for Education, Anthony Chisholm, said the $7 million third...[ Read more ]

  • Next steps in delivering needs-based funding for university students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 10:32 pm

    The Albanese Government has today released a consultation paper on the design of needs-based funding to help people who start a degree to finish it.The consultation paper will inform the design of a new needs-based funding system so students from disadvantaged backgrounds, students with a disability and Indigenous Australians get...[ Read more ]

  • Press Conference - Sydney
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 6:34 am

    JASON CLARE, MINISTER FOR EDUCATION: G’day everyone. I'm here with Linda Burney to make a very special announcement in NAIDOC Week about the extra investment that we're making to support young Indigenous children to finish school and then go on to TAFE or university.We've got a good education system in...[ Read more ]

  • More support for First Nations students
    Posted on 11 July 2024 | 2:39 am

    The Albanese Government is providing funding to two First Nations organisations to support more students to succeed at school and beyond. The Government is investing $4 million to support the GO Foundation’s scholarships, which support Indigenous students to succeed in school and prepare for the workforce.  The Government is also investing...[ Read more ]

  • Young Australians shaping Government decisions
    Posted on 5 July 2024 | 11:58 pm

    The Albanese Government is continuing to ensure young people have an active role in decision making. Minister for Youth Dr Anne Aly today announced the appointment of 15 young people to the Government’s Youth Steering Committee, to provide direct advice on government policies and programs that impact them.“The members come from...[ Read more ]

  • Appointment of ACARA CEO
    Posted on 3 July 2024 | 12:02 am

    Today I congratulate Mr Stephen Gniel on his appointment as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA). He will serve a three-year term as CEO following confirmation of his appointment. Mr Gniel has been acting CEO since 20 November 2023, and brings a wealth of experience...[ Read more ]

  • Personal phones restricted in early childhood education and care services
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 11:03 pm

    Taking photos and videos of children on personal phones and devices will be restricted by early childhood education centres who adopt the new National Model Code and Guidelines.In place from today, the new Code and Guidelines set out that only service-issued devices can be used when photographing and filming children.The...[ Read more ]

  • Fee increase for international students part of July 1 migration reforms
    Posted on 30 June 2024 | 8:48 pm

    As of 1 July 2024, the fee for international student visas will increase from $710 to $1,600.This increase reflects the increasing value of education in Australia and the Albanese Government’s commitment to restoring integrity in the international education sector.The increase will also help fund a number of important initiatives in...[ Read more ]