On 29 June 2018, the National School Resourcing Board (the Board) presented to the Government its final report on the review of the SES score methodology.
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The National School Resourcing Board’s Review of the socio-economic status score methodology: Final report June 2018 is the product of extensive consultation through a public submission process, targeted consultations across all states and territories, and in-depth research and analysis on a range of issues and options proposed by stakeholders.
On 20 September 2018, the Australian Government announced its response to the review.
An issues Paper was released on 19 December 2017 which proposed principles and questions for public submissions to consider. The public submission process closed on 20 February 2018.
A total of 295 submissions were received and considered by the Board. Of those received submissions, 34 have been published online.
Note: Not all submissions have been published, including those from authors who specifically requested that their submission remain confidential.
A research sub-committee, Chaired by Professor Stephen Lamb, was established to undertake research projects on behalf of the Board.
The following research reports were commissioned by the Board:
- Tanton, R. and Peel, D. - Stability of Incomes for small geographies, University of Canberra, Canberra
- Wade, A. - The potential for including household wealth in a measure of capacity to contribute, Victoria University, Melbourne
- Wade, A. - The potential for including school income and wealth in a measure of capacity to contribute, Victoria University, Melbourne