The objective of the audit is to assess the arrangements established by the Department of Education and Training to measure the impact of Australian Government school funding.

Audit criteria

As of June 2017, the audit criteria are:

  • Within the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) framework, the department effectively contributes to measuring the impact of funding on educational outcomes.
  • The department’s administration of the Australian Education Act 2013 and the National Education Agreements effectively supports the measurement of the impact of Australian Government funding.