Group VRG 162
Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training
About this Group Related Agencies Related Functions
Date Range: 1992 - 1992
 
Description of this GroupDescription of this Group
Following a cabinet reshuffle in January 1992, a portfolio for Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training was established with the appointment of a Minister for Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training. This appointment was published in the Victorian Government Gazette No. G 4, 29 January 1992.

Prior to the establishment of the Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training portfolio, there had been one education Minister, with the exception of a short period in 1987 - 1990 when there were two (From December 1987 to May 1989 there was a Minister Assisting the Minister with Responsibility for Post-Secondary Education, and from May 1989 to April 1990 a Minister Responsible for Post-Secondary Education).

In January 1992 the former portfolio of Education and Training (see VRG 35) was divided between the Minister for Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training, and the Minister for School Education. Responsibility for employment was transferred from the Minister for Labour.

The Minister was assigned the following Acts at the time of appointment:
Adult, Community and Further Education Act 1991
Australian Catholic University (Victoria) Act 1991
Ballarat College of Advanced Education Act 1976
Council of Adult Education Act 1981
Deakin University Act 1974
Deakin University (Victoria College) Act 1991
Deakin University (Warrnambool) Act 1990
Discharged Servicemen's Preference Act 1943
Employment and Training Act 1981 -
Excluding Sections 8 (c) and 15 where they relate to the Victorian Technology Advisory Committee; and Section 17 (administered by the Minister for Manufacturing and Industry Development)
Gordon Technical College Act 1976
Institute of Educational Administration Act 1980
La Trobe University Act 1964
La Trobe University Bendigo and Wodonga Act 1990
Melbourne College of Advanced Education (Amalgamation) Act 1988
Melbourne College of Divinity Act 1910
Melbourne University Act 1958
Mildura College Lands Act 1916
Monash University Act 1958
Monash University (Chisholm and Gippsland) Act 1990
Post-Secondary Education Act 1978
Public Authorities (Equal Employment Opportunity) Act 1990
Victoria University of Technology Act 1990
Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture Act 1982
Victorian College of the Arts Act 1981
Vocational Education and Training Act 1990

Following significant machinery of government changes following the election of the Bracks Government in October 1999, the portfolio of Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training was abolished, and replaced with a portfolio of Tertiary Education and Training (VRG 130). The new portfolio was assigned all acts previously the responsibility of the Minister for Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training under Administrative Arrangements Order No. 114, published in the Victorian Government Gazette No. S 53, 9 October 1992.

Minister(s):

Minister for Employment, Post-Secondary Education and Training 1992-1992

Previous Group(s):
VRG 35 Education

Subsequent Group(s):
VRG 35 Education
VRG 130 Tertiary Education and Training
 
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Agencies within this GroupAgencies within this Group
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Date within Group Agency Title Agency Number Agency Hierarchy
1991 - 1992 Vocational Education and Training Accreditation Board VA 4355 Statutory Authority
1992 - 1992 Ministry of Education and Training (previously known as Ministry of Education) VA 1112 Dept. of State
1992 - 1992 CAE [also known as Council of Adult Education (1946-2001); Centre for Adult Education (2001-2003)] VA 1195 Other Instrumentalities
1992 - 1992 State Training Board VA 3002 Statutory Authority
1992 - 1992 TAFE Teaching Service Registration Board VA 4113 Other Instrumentalities
1992 - 1992 Adult, Community and Further Education Board VA 4280 Statutory Authority
Functions related to this GroupFunctions related to this Group
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Date within Group Function Title Function Number
1992 - 1992 Industrial and apprenticeship training VF 121
1992 - 1992 Education (adult) VF 317
1992 - 1992 Education (tertiary) post c.1987 VF 318
1992 - 1992 Employment VF 362