First NFP national risk assessment finds fraud and theft of resources in schools

On 28 August 2017 the Federal Government released the first national risk assessment for the not-for-profit (NFP) sector. AUSTRAC’s Australia’s non-profit organisation sector: money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment (the Report) focused on fraud and theft especially in NFP organisations involved in providing services like education. The Report is a reminder that schools and NFP organisations generally […]


New ESOS Code has been released

Previously in School Governance, we have reported and extensively monitored the status of the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students (ESOS National Code).  Over the last seven months, the National Code has been in a constant state of flux during consultation processes, the repeal […]


New Queensland non-state school accreditation legislation receives assent

The non-state schooling sector in Queensland educates approximately one-third of Queensland’s school students (approximately 266,000 students) through 504 schools. Non-state schools must be accredited to operate under the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Act 2001 (Qld) (the 2001 Act).  In May, School Governance reported on the Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Bill […]


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July 24: School Governance weekly news wrap

Australia Directors of collapsed Mowbray College pursued in court action.  35 directors of Mowbray College, which collapsed in 2012, are being pursued by the liquidators of the school. According to the Sun Herald, families who paid fees are still awaiting money owed to them. The liquidators have initiated a court […]


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