The Department of Education, Skills and Employment works to ensure Australians can experience the wellbeing and economic benefits that quality education, skills and employment provide.

The Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (Employment) was consolidated with the Department of Education, to form the new Department of Education, Skills and Employment.

Small business functions from Employment transferred to the new Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.

Deregulation functions from Employment transferred to the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

These changes took effect on 1 February 2020. This site will be updated to reflect these changes.