Under the Australian Government’s Schools Assistance Regulations 2009, all schools are now required to provide specific information about the sources of income they receive. This information will be published on the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)My School website at www.myschool.edu.au
For the first time this updated version ) of the website (launching Friday 4 March, 2011) will include information about school change in NAPLAN results (2008-2010) and school finances.
Catholic school authorities have reported to government about income and expenditure for more than 30 years and this publication process is now an extension of these requirements.
The following information is designed to keep the Catholic education community informed about how this school resourcing information has been compiled and what it means.
A detailed explanation of this reporting requirement provided by ACARA can be found at www.acara.edu.au