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Legislative Framework

TEQSA regulates higher education providers against the TEQSA Act, and, for the providers that also offer courses to students in Australia on a student visa, against the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 (ESOS Act). Taken together, the legislative frameworks of these Acts incorporate the following quality standards:

In addition, the agency has responsibilities under several other Acts and Rules. See Appendix A: Legislative Framework for more information about these responsibilities.