2016 Budget - Student Overview


2016 Budget Announcement


Funding arrangements

As announced in the 2016-17 Budget, the funding arrangements for higher education students in 2017 will remain the same as in 2016.

The Government is seeking to create a higher education system that is higher in quality, more accessible, more competitive and more sustainable.

The Minister for Education and Training has been consulting with the higher education community on possible reforms for 2018 and has released a policy options paper to facilitate further discussions. The options paper is available here.

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