The Higher Education Standards Panel responsibilities

The Panel has legislative responsibility under the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 to advise and make recommendations to the Minister and TEQSA on the making, varying and other matters related to the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Consistent with its continuing role as an advisory body to The Minister and to TEQSA, the Panel will advise on minimising regulatory intervention relating to Australian higher education, while ensuring accountability for quality.