Approved Education Authority - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to receive Government funding to operate a public or private school. You are able to receive authority approval for more than one school.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • Specify each school the application is made for;
  • Specify the location of each school;
  • Specify the level of education provided at the location;
  • Complete the application form;
  • Be a fit and proper person; and
  • Be financially viable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Administering agency

Department of Education and Training
Schools and Youth
Schooling

Act(s) name

Australian Education Act 2013 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Education Regulations 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, School Funding
Department of Education and Training
Schools and Youth
Schooling

Operating address:
50 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9880
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1300566046

Supporting information

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