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Budget 2013/14 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements



Budget 2013/14 Budget Paper No.3 Agency Budget Statements

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191 Department of Education and Childrens Services Outputs and Performance Output Group: Government Education Outcome: Improve educational outcomes for students, particularly Indigenous students, in all key learning areas. Output Group/Output 2012-13 Mini Budget 2012-13 Estimate 2013-14 Budget $000 $000 $000 Government Education 700 915 701 730 685 152 Early Years 19 376 17 648 21 872 Preschool Education 47 482 43 599 41 949 Primary Education 363 151 365 501 359 423 Middle Years Education 128 021 129 636 124 417 Senior Years Education 129 073 131 347 124 660 International Education 524 408 512 Tertiary Education 13 288 13 591 12 319 Key Variations The reduction in the Government Education output group in 2013-14 is largely due to reductions in Commonwealth-funded programs and efficiency measures, partly offset by additional Territory funding for annual indexation and repairs and maintenance. Early Years Policy advice, standard setting and monitoring, and financial assistance that promotes childrens early learning and development and provides parenting information and education. Activities include providing assistance to, and regulation of, child care services and providing resources to toy libraries, mobile services, playgroups, and parenting support and information programs. Key Deliverables 2012-13 Mini Budget 2012-13 Estimate 2013-14 Budget Subscribed child care places1 4 149 4 169 4 169 Child care subsidy payments made on time 95% 95% 95% 1 Approved long-day care service places, excluding budget-based remote services funded by the Commonwealth.

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