Non-Government Schools Not for Profit Regulatory Framework development and Not-for-Profit Guidelines review

The Department is working with key stakeholders to develop a Regulatory Framework to enhance the regulation of the not for profit requirements under the Education Act 1990 ('Act').

The Department is also reviewing the Not-For-Profit Guidelines for Non-Government Schools (2019) (the ‘NFP Guidelines’). This is to ensure that they continue to assist non-government schools to understand and comply with the not for profit requirements of the Act.

It is anticipated that the Regulatory Framework and revised NFP Guidelines will be finalised in early 2023.

Submissions on the Regulatory Framework and NFP Guidelines Discussion Paper

On 26 October 2022, The Department released a public discussion paper to engage stakeholders and the community in the design of the Regulatory Framework and the review of the NFP Guidelines.

Submissions closed on 23 November 2022.

The Department is considering stakeholders' submissions on the discussion paper, which will inform the development of the Regulatory Framework and review of the NFP Guidelines.

Further information

Terms of Reference and Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) for the Regulatory Framework and review of the Guidelines are available.

Questions can also be sent to NonGovSchools.RegulatoryFramework@det.nsw.edu.au

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