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Acknowledgement of Country

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment acknowledges diversity and respectfully uses both the terms ‘Indigenous’ and ‘Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ interchangeably throughout this document.

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ISSN 2652-841X [print]

ISSN 2652-8428 [online]

With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the department’s logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.

The details of the relevant licence conditions are available on the Creative Commons website (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), as is the full legal code for CC BY 4.0 International https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode).

The document must be attributed as the Department of Education, Skills and Employment Annual Report 2019–20.

Use of the Coat of Arms

The terms under which the Coat of Arms can be used are detailed on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website at pmc.gov.au/government/commonwealth-coat-arms.

Contact us

If you have any questions about this report, please contact:

Planning and Performance
Department of Education, Skills and Employment GPO Box 9880

Email: performance [at] dese.gov.au

Online version

Web address of this report: dese.gov.au/about-us/corporate-reporting/annual-report

Images used in this report are sourced from istock (www.istockphoto.com).