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1136.0 - A Directory of Education and Training Statistics, 2009  
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HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE STATISTICS COLLECTION

CONTACT

Institutional Reporting and Analysis Unit

Higher Education Group
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR)
Telephone (02) 6219 3420

Email ppfinance@deewr.gov.au
Website
www.deewr.gov.au

DESCRIPTION


This collection gathers revenue, expenditure, and financial performance data from Australian higher education providers (HEPs). Data are extracted from audited financial statements after the DEEWR
Financial Statement Guidelines for Australian Higher Education Providers for the 2007 Reporting Period. Since 2004–05, these are prepared under the Australian equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards. Data as published are adjusted to align with the Guidelines.

Scope


Higher education providers covered by the provisions of the
Higher Education Support Act 2003. Some 40 HEPs were in-scope of the 2007 collection.

Reference Period


Calendar year

Frequency of Collection


Annual


Method of Collection

Data are extracted from the audited Annual Financial Statements of in-scope HEPs. The statements are intended to meet the financial reporting requirements of both Australian Government and state or territory agencies.


DISSEMINATION


Release Schedule


The publication is released late in the year after the reference year.

Publication

Finance 2007:
Financial Reports of Higher Education Providers. DEEWR, Canberra, freely available from the DEEWR website.

Geography


Information is published for Australia, all states and territories, and individual HEPs.


Data Service

The publication and an Excel file of data tables are available on the DEEWR website.

DATA ITEMS

Operating revenue
Operating liability
Assets
Liabilities
Net assets
Activity
Type of expenditure

Historical Data


Data has been collected since 1992. From 2005, financial statements have been prepared under the Australian equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards.


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