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Guides & Guidelines as made
These guidelines set out the Commonwealth authorities and the State or Territory authorities to which the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) may disclose higher education information under sections 189 and 194 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act).
Administered by: Education and Training
Made 26 May 2016
Registered 06 Jun 2016
Tabled HR 30 Aug 2016
Tabled Senate 30 Aug 2016
Date of repeal 01 Jun 2017
Repealed by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2016

 

 

 

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency hereby:

(i)       revokes the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2013, made on  6 May 2013 under section 204 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the Act); and

(ii)      makes these Guidelines under section 204 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.

 

 

Dated: this 26 May 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed

 

 

 

 

                                                                                             

_____________________            ___________________             _______________

Professor Nicholas Saunders AO             Emeritus Professor Cliff Walsh            Ms Linley Martin

Chief Commissioner                                 Commissioner                                            Commissioner


1          Name of Guidelines

 

These Guidelines are the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2016.

 

 

2          Commencement

 

These Guidelines commence on the date after they are registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

 

 

3          Objects

 

(a)    These Guidelines set out the Commonwealth authorities and the State or Territory authorities to which the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) may disclose higher education information under section 189 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (TEQSA Act).

 

(b)   These Guidelines also set out the Commonwealth authorities and the State or Territory authorities to which TEQSA may disclose higher education information under section 194 of the TEQSA Act.

4          Interpretation

 

In these Guidelines:

 

 

Act means the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011.

 

Commonwealth authority has the same meaning as it has in the Act.

 

Higher education information has the same meaning as it has in the Act.

 

State or Territory authority has the same meaning as it has in the Act.

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency or TEQSA has the same meaning as in the Act.

 

5          Disclosing higher education information

The authorities to which TEQSA may disclose higher education information under sections 189 and 194 of the TEQSA Act can be found in Schedule A.


Schedule A

Profession-specific Commonwealth, State or Territory authorities

Item

Name of authority

1

Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

2

Architects Board (ACT)

3

Architects Board (NT)

4

Architects Registration Board (NSW)

5

Architects Board of Western Australia

6

Architects Registration Board of Victoria

7

Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

8

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

9

Board of Architects of Queensland

10

Board of Architects of Tasmania

11

Board of Legal Education (TAS)

12

Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland

13

Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (NSW)

14

Board of Surveying and Spatial Information of New South Wales

15

Building Professionals Board (NSW)

16

Chinese Medicine Board Of Australia

17

Chiropractic Board of Australia

18

Dental Board of Australia

19

Land Surveyors Licensing Board of Western Australia

20

Legal Practice Board of Western Australia

21

Legal Practitioners Admission Board (ACT)

22

Legal Practitioners Admission Board (NT)

23

Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (QLD)

24

Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council (SA)

25

Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

26

Legal Qualifications Committee (NSW)

27

Medical Board of Australia

28

Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

29

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

30

Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

31

Office of The Surveyor-General (ACT)

32

Optometry Board of Australia

33

Osteopathy Board of Australia

34

Pharmacy Board of Australia

35

Physiotherapy Board of Australia

36

Podiatry Board of Australia

37

Professional Standards Board for Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys

38

Psychology Board of Australia

39

Queensland College of Teachers

40

Survey Advisory Committee of South Australia

41

Surveyor General of Tasmania

42

Surveyors Board of the Northern Territory

43

Surveyors Board of Queensland

44

Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria

45

Teacher Quality Institute (ACT)

46

Tax Practitioners Board

47

Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania

48

Teachers Registration Board of South Australia

49

Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory

50

Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia

51

Valuers Registration Board of Queensland

52

Veterinary Board of Tasmania

53

Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory

54

Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW

55

Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria

56

Veterinary Surgeons Board (ACT)

57

Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland

58

Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia

59

Veterinary Surgeons’ Board Western Australia

60

Victorian Institute of Teaching

61

Victorian Legal Admissions Board

 


 


Commonwealth, State or Territory authorities with a broader public interest remit

Item

Name of authority

62

ACT Policing

63

Australian Bureau of Statistics

64

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

65

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

66

Australian Crime Commission

67

Australian Federal Police

68

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre 

69

Australian Financial Security Authority

71

Australian Prudential regulation Authority

72

Australian Research Council

73

Australian Securities and Investment Commission

74

Australian Skills Quality Authority

75

Australian Taxation Office

76

Commonwealth Ombudsman

77

Department of Education (NSW)

78

Department of Education (NT)

79

Department of Education (TAS)

80

Department of Education and Training (CTH)

81

Department of Education and Training (QLD)

82

Department of Education and Training (VIC)

83

Department of Education Services (WA)

84

Department of Employment

85

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (CTH)

86

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (CTH)

87

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CTH)

88

Department of State Development (SA)

89

Education and Training Directorate (ACT)

90

Higher Education Standards Panel

91

NSW Police Force

92

Northern Territory Police

93

Ombudsman (ACT)

94

Ombudsman (NSW)

95

Ombudsman NT

96

Ombudsman (QLD)

97

Ombudsman South Australia

98

Ombudsman Western Australia

99

Ombudsman Tasmania

100

Overseas Students Ombudsman

101

Queensland Police

102

South Australia Police

103

Tasmania Police

104

Victoria Police

105

Victorian Ombudsman

106

Western Australia Police