Department of Education and Youth Affairs
|Formed||11 March 1983|
|Dissolved||13 December 1984|
|Jurisdiction||Commonwealth of Australia|
The Department was established by the Hawke Government in March 1983, a renaming of the Department of Education in view of significant changes to departmental functions following the federal election of that month.
Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements and in the Department's annual reports.
The functions of the Department at its creation were:
- Education, other than migrant adult education
- Youth Affairs.
- CA 3494: Department of Education and Youth Affairs, Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 11 January 2014 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Hawke, Robert (10 March 1983), STATEMENT BY THE PRIME MINISTER-DESIGNATE, MR BOB HAWKE MP, archived from the original on 11 January 2014 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)