Welcome to the Department of Education
Through a range of services, the Department of Education helps to provides families with access to early childhood education and care.
The department supports researchers in Australia by improving research training, providing world-class research infrastructure and helping researchers collaborate with business and government through various funding programs and funded projects.
The higher education sector is made up of universities and other higher education institutions. The Australian Government supports the sector through policies, funding and programmes.
The department works with the education sector, other government agencies and ministries to ensure Australia is recognised as a regional and world leader in education and a partner of choice for international collaboration.
The department provides leadership and coordination across government, delivering programs and policies, to support mobility and the global exchange of knowledge.
The Department of Education works with states, territories and non-government education providers so all children have access to education that meets their needs.
The Department of Education works to encourage young people to participate in further education, training and work.
Information about who we are, what we do, jobs with the department and how we deliver effective government services to all Australians.