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This instrument sets 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 and under section 194 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act (TEQSA Act).
Administered by: Education and Training
Made 25 May 2017
Registered 31 May 2017
Tabled HR 01 Jun 2017
Tabled Senate 13 Jun 2017

 

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017

 

 

 

The Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency hereby:

(i)       revokes the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2016, made on 26 May 2016 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      25        May  2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signed

 

 

 

 

                                                                                             

_____________________            ___________________             _______________

Professor Nicholas Saunders AO             Professor Cliff Walsh                           Dr Linley Martin

Chief Commissioner                                 Commissioner                                            Commissioner


1          Name of Guidelines

 

These Guidelines are the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017.

 

 

2          Commencement

 

These Guidelines commence on the day 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 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 Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

66

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

67

Australian Crime Commission

68

Australian Federal Police

69

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre 

70

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

Australian Trade and Investment Commission

77

Commission for Children and Young People (VIC)

78

Commonwealth Ombudsman

79

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (VIC)

80

Department of Education (NSW)

81

Department of Education (NT)

82

Department of Education (TAS)

83

Department of Education and Training (CTH)

84

Department of Education and Training (QLD)

85

Department of Education and Training (VIC)

86

Department of Education Services (WA)

87

Department of Employment (CTH)

88

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (CTH)

89

Department of Human Services (VIC)

90

Department of Immigration and Border Protection (CTH)

91

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CTH)

92

Department of Local Government and Communities (WA)

93

Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW)

94

Department of State Development (SA)

95

Education and Early Childhood Services Registration and Standards Board of South Australia

96

Education Directorate (ACT)

97

Fair Work Ombudsman

98

Higher Education Standards Panel

99

NSW Police Force

100

Northern Territory Police

101

Ombudsman (ACT)

102

Ombudsman (NSW)

103

Ombudsman (NT)

104

Ombudsman (QLD)

105

Ombudsman South Australia

106

Ombudsman Western Australia

107

Ombudsman Tasmania

108

Queensland Police

109

South Australia Police

110

Tasmania Police

111

Trade & Investment Queensland

112

Victoria Police

113

Victorian Ombudsman

114

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

115

Western Australia Police