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Schools in Australia and how they are funded

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

A network of 1,731 Catholic schools across Australia educates more than 764,000 students – one in every five students in schools – and employs more than 91,000 staff.

Since the early 1970s, Australian Catholic schools have received significant funding support from Commonwealth, state and territory governments. 

The new NCEC funding website outlines key facts about how schools in Australia are funded and the growing contribution Catholic education is making to Australia's high-quality schooling system.

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