The Government has just released the State Budget 2016-17 including the budget for the
Department of Education. I encourage you to find out the details on the Government’s
You will see that the State Government will spend $4.84 billion on primary and secondary
school education in 2016-17, an increase of $81 million on 2015-16.
The Department of Treasury has provided a budget infographic depicting the public
education budget for 2016-17.
You may wish to put a link to this infographic on the homepage of your school web and
social media sites to ensure school communities have easy access to this information.
Display options for an icon with hyperlink or a text hyperlink are available on the
communications and marketing intranet.
12 May 2016