Acknowledgement of Country
The Department of Education acknowledges the First Nations Australians of all the countries we work upon in Queensland. We value the unique contributions of Aboriginal people and of Torres Strait Islander people, acknowledge their ongoing connection to lands, skies, seas and waterways across the state and thank them for their continuing custodianship.
A better understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures develops an enriched appreciation of Australia’s cultural heritage and can lead to reconciliation. This is essential to the maturity of Australia as a nation and fundamental to the development of an Australian identity.
We are committed to delivering aspirational, educational, economic and social outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We all have a role in creating workplaces, schools and communities that value, support and uphold the rights and aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
About the annual report
This annual report provides information about the Department of Education’s financial and corporate performance for 2019–20. The annual report plays an important role in fulfilling the department’s commitment to accountability and transparency.
The annual report refers to the department’s Strategic Plan 2019–2023 which communicates the important role our employees and partners play in preparing Queenslanders with the knowledge, skills and confidence to participate successfully in the community and the economy.
The Department of Education is committed to providing accessible services to Queenslanders from all culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. If you have difficulty understanding the annual report, you can contact the Queensland Government (QGov) on 13 74 68 and we will arrange an interpreter to effectively communicate the report to you.
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Copies of this publication and open data reports can be obtained at the departments
annual report page and
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Annual.Report@qed.qld.gov.au or by contacting:
Department of Education
Governance, Strategy and Planning
PO Box 15033
City East QLD 4002.
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