Department of Employment, Education and Training

The Department of Employment, Education and Training was an Australian government department that existed between July 1987 and March 1996.

Department of Employment, Education and Training
Department overview
Formed24 July 1987[1]
Preceding Department
Dissolved11 March 1996[1]
Superseding agency
JurisdictionCommonwealth of Australia
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 and in the Department's annual reports.

At its creation, the Department was responsible for the following:[1][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 fellowships

StructureEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d CA 5986: Department of Employment, Education and Training, National Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 8 December 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Administrative Arrangements Order issued 24 July 1987 (PDF), National Archives of Australia, 24 July 1987, pp. 9–10, archived from the original (PDF) on 27 April 2013 CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)