School education: a quick guide to key internet links

Updated 11 June 2021

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Carol Ey and Shannon Clark
(originally prepared by Marilyn Harrington)
Social Policy

This Quick Guide provides links to information about:

Note: the links in this guide were correct as at 11 June 2021.

National policy and administrative framework

Australian Government funding for schools

Further reading—Parliamentary Library publications

Information about individual schools


Student achievement statistics

Other international statistics

Indigenous school education

Australian organisations

The following are some educational organisations that represent the interests of school education stakeholders and/or undertake research relating to school education.

International organisations and overseas education departments

International organisations

Overseas education departments

State and territory government websites

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

New South Wales (NSW)

Northern Territory (NT)


South Australia (SA)



Western Australia (WA)



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