On Wednesday, 11 November 2020, the Committee presented its report on Education in remote and complex environments.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020 

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Preliminary pages
Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Terms of Reference, List of abbreviations, List of recommendations
(PDF 244KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction
(PDF 293KB)
Chapter 2: Barriers to education (PDF 338KB)
Chapter 3: Early childhood education (PDF 232KB) 
Chapter 4: School education (PDF 551KB)
Chapter 5: Further education and employment (PDF 350KB)
Additional Comments: by Labor members (PDF 67KB)
Appendix A - Submissions (PDF 49KB)
Appendix B - Hearings and witnesses (PDF 79KB)

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About this inquiry

This inquiry will look at the role of culture, family and community in delivering better education outcomes for students living in remote Australia and in complex environments. The Committee’s work will take into consideration the initiatives in place to meet the unique learning needs of students in these areas and to address barriers that they may face when accessing education.

Past Public Hearings

02 Sep 2020: CANBERRA
26 Aug 2020: CANBERRA
26 Feb 2020: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report Tabled


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