Do you need to comply?

Yes, according to the provisions of the various Acts and Regulations applicable to schools.

Conditions of compliance

A School Council/Board has a responsibility to understand the legal basis for the operation of its school.

If you have to comply, what do you have to do?

Schools must comply with many State and Commonwealth Acts and Regulations. Among the most important pieces of legislation are:

  • Australian Education Act 2013
  • Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic)
  • Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Vic)

These and other Acts and Regulations are listed in the Independent Schools Victoria document State and Commonwealth Legislative Base (see ‘Links, resources and downloads’, below).

What are the consequences if you don’t comply?

You may be penalised, fined or your school could be de-registered.

ISV contacts

Peter Roberts
Director, School Services
Ph. 03 9825 7211
peter.roberts@is.vic.edu.au

Kieren Noonan
Head of Innovation
Ph. 03 9825 7275
kieren.noonan@is.vic.edu.au

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