Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority

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News and media


ACARA media releases

ACARA publishes periodic media releases via the CCH Parliament political alert service.

ACARA news

Read the latest news from ACARA.

ACARA facts

ACARA corrects inaccuracies reported in media. 

ACARA media resources

The 'Media resources' page features audio files for the use by media outlets.

ACARA presentations

See recent presentations produced by ACARA's staff members.

ACARA publications

This page features company publications such as annual reports, as well as selected reports relating to the development processes of the Australian Curriculum and outcomes of the National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). Major reports relating to the National Assessment Program (NAP) are published on the NAP website.

ACARA is also responsible for producing a number of national educational measurement and reporting framework publications; these are available on the 'Reporting' page of this site. 

ACARA Update

The ACARA Update is a monthly email newsletter that highlights ACARA’s activities, achievements and employment opportunities. Subscribe to receive ACARA Update by email.

ACARA video library

We regularly create short videos for publication across our websites. Some of these are posted on our YouTube channel.

Media articles and ACARA statements

We listen to the discussions about education happening in the major news outlets, and we regularly provide responses and additional information in the form of newspaper op-eds and letters, and statements published on this website.


This page features statements by educators, parents and the wider community, affirming and supporting ACARA’s work.