Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

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ACARA's IPS

Agency Plan

Who we are

What we do

Our reports and responses to Parliament

ACARA's submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee - "Inquiry into the effectiveness of the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy" is available on the Department of the Senate website - see submission number 58. 
The hyperlink is http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Education_Employment_and_Workplace_Relations/Naplan13

Routinely requested information and disclosure log

Information that can be published resulting from freedom of information requests and any routinely released information from such requests is published on our disclosure log page.


Consultation arrangements

ACARA consults widely with key individuals, organisations and jurisdictions in the design and development of the Australian Curriculum, the National Assessment Program and reporting on educational outcomes. Detailed information on ACARA’s curriculum Advisory Groups is available on the ACARA website.
ACARA encourages feedback from all people interested in the future of education during key consultation stages. The Australian Curriculum consultation site allows people to read, review and provide feedback on draft curriculum materials as they become available for public consultation.

See also the Governance and Advisory Structure information on the ACARA website for more information on Advisory and Reference Groups.


Our priorities

Our finances

Our lists

  • Membership of advisory panels is published in Chapter 5 of the relevant ACARA Annual Report (see Chapter 3 in 2008-2009).
  • A copy of the ACARA Enterprise Agreement 2012 - 2016 can be viewed here.

Our submissions

ACARA's submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee - "Inquiry into the effectiveness of the National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy" is available on the Department of the Senate website - see submission number 58. 
The hyperlink is http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Education_Employment_and_Workplace_Relations/Naplan13

ACARA’s submission to the Senate Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee – “Inquiry into the administration and reporting of NAPLAN testing” is available on the Department of the Senate website – see submission number 261.


Our policies

Other publications

List of documents which are impractical to publish

If you have not been able to find the documents that you are looking for, please email ACARA at info@acara.edu.au.

Accessibility and feedback regarding IPS documents

If the document you need is not available in a format you can access, please contact us for assistance.
We invite you to provide feedback on ACARA's Information Publication Scheme (IPS) entry, particularly in relation to any documents that appear not to be discoverable, understandable or machine-readable.


Contact us

ACARA contact details can be found on the contact us page of our website.