The Council for International Education oversees Australia's role in international education and training.
The Council for International Education was established in 2016 to set the direction for Australia's role in international education and training. The Council supports the implementation of the Australian Strategy for International Education 2021-2030.
Find out more about the Australian Strategy for International Education 2021-2030.
The Council provides an annual progress report to the Prime Minister:
Council membership consists of:
- Experienced international education experts and practitioners
- Australian Government Ministers with portfolio responsibilities in international education
- The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Education (Chair)
- Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs
- The Hon Dan Tehan MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
- The Hon Alex Hawke MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs
- The Hon Stuart Robert MP, Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business
- The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction
- The Hon Melissa Price MP, Minister for Defence Industry, Science and Technology
- The Hon Phil Honeywood – CEO, International Education Association of Australia (Convener)
- Professor Helen Bartlett – Vice Chancellor and President, University of the Sunshine Coast
- Professor Linda Kristjanson AO
- Professor Michael Wesley – Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International), The University of Melbourne
- Malcolm Baigent – Executive General Manager, University Partnerships Australasia, Navitas
- Janelle Chapman – Executive Director, Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC)
- Kathleen Newcombe - CEO, Sarina Russo Group of Companies
- Derek Scott – Principal and CEO, Haileybury
- Tomas Johnsson - CEO, UniLodge
- Oscar Zi Shao Ong, President, Council of International Students Australia