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A chronology of name changes for Education Queensland
- The Board of National Education was appointed to undertake the task of creating government schools similar to the National Schools in Ireland.
- The first Queensland government school, Warwick National School opened.
- The Education Act 1860 provided a Board of General Education for Queensland.
- The State Education Act 1875 was passed and created the Department of Public Instruction.
- The Department of Public Instruction became the Department of Education.
- The Department of Education's name changed to Education Queensland.
- The title Education Queensland was used interchangeably with Department of Education.
- First mention of 'Education Queensland' referring to the state school sector only.
The Department of Education provided state schools and administered the Minister's portfolio responsibilities for non-state schools, higher education and statutory authorities.
- The Department of Education and the Arts established (Feb 2004).
- The Department of Education, Training and the Arts was created (Sep 2006).
Education Queensland used to refer to state school sector exclusively.
- The Department of Education, Training and the Arts became the Department of Education and Training as a result of machinery-of-government changes (Mar 2009).
- The Department of Education and Training became the Department of Education, Training and Employment (Mar 2012).
- The Department of Education, Training and Employment became the Department of Education and Training (Feb 2015).
- Last reviewed
- 10 January 2013
- Last updated
- 3 March 2015