Public Education Budget

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