Education and Training
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is responsible for delivering: - an Australian Curriculum from Foundation to Year 12 in specified learning areas - a national assessment programme aligned to the national curriculum that measures students' progress - a national data collection and reporting programme that supports: - analysis, evaluation, research and resource allocation - accountability and reporting on schools and broader national achievement.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act 2008

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    13

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Function Categorization

    Board

  • Creation Date

    8 December 2008

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Emeritus Professor Steven Schwartz AM 16 June 2015 7 May 2018
Deputy Chair VACANT    
Member Dr. David Howes 16 June 2015 7 May 2018
Member Emeritus Professor Patrick Garnett 16 June 2015 7 May 2018
Member Ms. Patrea Walton 18 June 2017 17 June 2020
Member Ms. Susan Bowden 14 July 2015 7 May 2018
Member Mr. David de Carvalho 30 November 2017 29 November 2020
Member Ms. Deb Efthymiades 22 November 2016 7 November 2019
Member Ms. Valerie Gould 18 June 2017 17 June 2020
Member Mr. Tim Bullard 22 November 2016 7 November 2019
Member Ms. Susan Cameron 18 June 2017 17 June 2020
Member Mr. Michael Hewitson AM 30 November 2017 29 November 2020
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