Regional Education Commissioner

The Regional Education Commissioner (the Commissioner) is a champion for regional, rural and remote education, working with stakeholders across sectors to ensure all Australians can access and benefit from a high-quality education, regardless of where they live. The role of Commissioner was established in response to recommendations of the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (Halsey Review) and the National Regional, Rural and Remote Tertiary Education Strategy (Napthine Review).

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Auditor

    Not Yet Appointed

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    50 Marcus Clarke Street
    Canberra ACT 2601

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Regional Education Commissioner The Hon. Fiona Nash 13 December 2021 12 December 2024
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