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Guides & Guidelines as amended, taking into account amendments up to Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017 – (Amendment) No. 1 of 2020
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Registered 15 Jan 2021
Start Date 24 Dec 2020

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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017

made under section 204 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011

Compilation No. 01                

Compilation date:                              24 December 2020

Includes amendments up to:            Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017 – (Amendment) No. 1 of 2020

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 24/12/2020 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


1          Name of Guidelines

 

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

 

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 Strait Islander Health Practice Board

2

ACT Architects Board

3

ACT Education Directorate

4

ACT Ombudsman

5

ACT Policing

6

ACT Teacher Quality Institute

7

Architects Board of Western Australia

8

Architects Registration Board of Victoria

9

Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

10

Australian Bureau of Statistics

11

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

12

Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority

13

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

14

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

15

Australian Federal Police

16

Australian Financial Security Authority

17

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

18

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

19

Australian Research Council

20

Australian Securities and Investment Commission

21

Australian Skills Quality Authority

22

Australian Taxation Office

23

Australian Trade and Investment Commission

24

Board of Architects of Queensland

25

Board of Architects of Tasmania

26

Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland

27

Board of Surveying and Spatial Information (NSW)

28

Chinese Medicine Board of Australia

29

Chiropractic Board of Australia

30

Commission for Children and Young People (VIC)

31

Dental Board of Australia

32

Department for Innovation and Skills (SA)

33

Department of Communities (WA)

34

Department of Education (NSW)

35

Department of Education (NT)

36

Department of Education (QLD)

37

Department of Education (TAS)

38

Department of Education (WA)

39

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

40

Department of Education and Training (VIC)

41

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

42

Department of Health and Human Services (VIC)

43

Department of Home Affairs

44

Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

45

Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (VIC)

46

Department of Premier and Cabinet (NSW)

47

Education Standards Board SA

48

Fair Work Ombudsman

49

Land Surveyors Licensing Board of Western Australia

50

Legal Practice Board of Western Australia

51

Legal Practitioners Admission Board (ACT)

52

Legal Practitioners Admissions Board (QLD)

53

Legal Practitioners Education and Admission Council (SA)

54

Legal Profession Admission Board (NSW)

55

Legal Profession Board of Tasmania

56

Medical Board of Australia

57

Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

58

New South Wales Education Standards Authority

59

NSW Architects Registration Board

60

NSW Fair Trading - Building Professionals Board

61

NSW Police Force

62

NT Architects Board

63

Northern Territory Police Force

64

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

65

Occupational Therapy Board of Australia

66

Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman

67

Office of The Surveyor-General (ACT)

68

Office of the Training Advocate (SA)

69

Ombudsman NSW

70

Ombudsman NT

71

Ombudsman SA

72

Ombudsman Tasmania

73

Ombudsman Western Australia

74

Optometry Board of Australia

75

Osteopathy Board of Australia

76

Pharmacy Board of Australia

77

Physiotherapy Board of Australia

78

Podiatry Board of Australia

79

Psychology Board of Australia

80

Queensland College of Teachers

81

Queensland Ombudsman

82

Queensland Police Service

83

South Australia Police

84

Surveyors Board (SA)

85

Surveyors Board of the Northern Territory

86

Surveyors Board of Queensland

87

Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria

88

Tax Practitioners Board

89

Tasmania Police

90

Teachers Registration Board of Tasmania

91

Teachers Registration Board of South Australia

92

Teacher Registration Board of the Northern Territory

93

Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia

94

The Legal Practitioners Admission Board (NT)

95

The Office of the Surveyor General (TAS)

96

Trade & Investment Queensland

97

Trans-Tasman IP Attorneys Board

98

Valuers Registration Board of Queensland

99

Veterinary Board of Tasmania

100

Veterinary Board of the Northern Territory

101

Veterinary Practitioners Board (ACT)

102

Veterinary Practitioners Board of NSW

103

Veterinary Practitioners Registration Board of Victoria

104

Veterinary Surgeons Board of Queensland

105

Veterinary Surgeons Board of South Australia

106

Veterinary Surgeons’ Board of Western Australia

107

Victoria Police

108

Victorian Institute of Teaching

109

Victorian Legal Admissions Board

110

Victorian Ombudsman

112

Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority

113

Western Australia Police Force

 

  


 


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

/sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

reloc = relocated

effect

renum = renumbered

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rep = repealed

gaz = gazette

rs = repealed and substituted

LA = Legislation Act 2003

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

effect

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

cannot be given effect

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

mod = modified/modification

SubPt = Subpart(s)

No. = Number(s)

underlining = whole or part not

 

commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017

31 May 2017

F2017L00630

 

1 June 2017

n/a

Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (Information) Guidelines 2017 – (Amendment) No. 1 of 2020

23 December 2020

F2020L01702

 

24 December 2020

n/a

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 2

Schedule A

Repeal Item and Substitute

rep LA s 48D

 

rs F2020L01702