Approved Education Authority - Australian Government


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

Service type


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, the location of each school, and the level of education provided
  • be a body corporate or a body politic
  • be a fit and proper person
  • be financially viable.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All School Funding Estimator (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Australian Education Act 2013 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Education Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Education


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.