Tuition Protection Service Director

The functions of the Tuition Protection Service (TPS) Director include: - providing assistance to eligible domestic and international students affected by providers unexpectedly closing or discontinuing courses, by placing the affected students with an alternative provider and/or in an alternative course, or by paying the students a refund; - managing the three tuition protection funds; and - reporting to the Minister on the operations of the TPS and the financial status of the funds. The TPS Director is also the Higher Education Tuition Protection Director under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 and the VET Student Loans Tuition Protection Director under the VET Student Loans Act 2016.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    50 Marcus Clarke St
    Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
TPS Director Ms. Melinda Hatton 5 April 2022 4 April 2027
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