Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs

The Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs was an Australian government department that existed between October 1998 and November 2001.

Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs (Australia, 1998–2001) logo.jpg
Department overview
Formed21 October 1998[1]
Preceding Department
Dissolved26 November 2001[1]
Superseding agency
JurisdictionCommonwealth of Australia
HeadquartersCanberra
Minister responsible
  • David Kemp, Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Department executive
Websitedetya.gov.au

ScopeEdit

Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements, in the Department's annual reports and on the Department's website.

According to the Administrative Arrangements Order (AAO) made on 21 October 1998, the Department dealt with:[2]

  • Education, other than migrant education
  • Youth affairs
  • Training, including New Apprenticeships and training services
  • Co-ordination of research policy
  • Research grants and fellowships

StructureEdit

The Department was an Australian Public Service department, staffed by officials who were responsible to the Minister for Education, Training and Youth Affairs, David Kemp.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c CA 8612: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 9 December 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Administrative Arrangements Order issued 21 October 1998 (PDF), National Archives of Australia, 21 October 1998, p. 28, archived from the original (PDF) on 27 April 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)