Queensland Senior Assessment and Tertiary Entrance Implementation Taskforce Page ContentThe Queensland Government committed to the new senior assessment and tertiary entrance (SATE) systems on 18 October 2016—Advancing futures: New senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems in Queensland (PDF, 1.47MB).In 2016, the Queensland Minister for Education established the Senior Secondary Assessment Taskforce to guide the development of new SATE systems for Queensland. See Senior Secondary Assessment Taskforce.In 2018, the Ministerial Taskforce was renamed the SATE Implementation Taskforce to reflect the focus on overseeing the implementation of the new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) system with Year 11 students from 2019, and the new Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) from 2020. Information on the new systems is available at New senior assessment and tertiary entrance systems.Membership (DOCX, 24KB) includes representatives from the schooling sectors, parent organisations, principal associations, the tertiary sector, the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) and the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC). Previous taskforceIn 2016, the Minister for Education established a Senior Secondary Assessment Taskforce to guide the development of these new systems.Please follow the link below for the list of the original members of the taskforce: Senior Secondary Assessment Taskforce members (PDF, 41KB)The taskforce informed the development of the new systems. Key meeting points and deliverable outcomes considered as part of this process are outlined in communiques: Meetings 7 and 8: 6 June and 20 July 2016 (PDF, 93KB) Meeting 6: 3 May 2016 (PDF, 84KB) Meetings 4 and 5: 11 February and 8 March 2016 (PDF, 89KB) Meeting 3: 9 December 2015 (PDF, 84KB) Meeting 2: 11 November 2015 (PDF, 83KB) Meeting 1: 8 September 2015 (PDF, 253KB) Contact Inquiries regarding the new QCE system can be directed to the QCAA, using the contact details provided on the QCAA website.Inquiries regarding the new tertiary entrance arrangements can be directed to QTAC, using the contact details provided on the QTAC website.