Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs

The Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs was an Australian government department that existed between March 1996 and October 1998.

Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs
Department overview
Formed11 March 1996[1]
Preceding Department
Dissolved21 October 1998[1]
Superseding agency
JurisdictionCommonwealth of Australia
HeadquartersCity, Canberra
Ministers responsible
Department executives

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.

At its creation, the Department was responsible for the following:[2]

  • Education, other than migrant adult education
  • Youth Affairs
  • Employment and training
  • Commonwealth Employment Service
  • Labour market programs
  • Co-ordination of research policy
  • Research grants and fellowship.

StructureEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c CA 8245: Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, National Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 6 December 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Administrative Arrangements Order issued 11 March 1996 (PDF), National Archives of Australia, 11 March 1996, archived from the original (PDF) on 27 April 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)