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Department of Education

Our purpose is to prepare young people for rewarding lives as engaged citizens in a complex and dynamic society.

Contact us

Website: education.nsw.gov.au
Online: Compliments, complaints and suggestions
Main physical address: 105 Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
Main postal address: GPO Box 33, Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 1300 679 332

About us

The NSW Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population. 

Our public schools service the diverse range of communities across the state, enabling all children and young people to have access to quality education.

We ensure young children get the best start in life by supporting and regulating the early childhood education sector. 

We support the delivery of a skilled and employable workforce for NSW through post-school vocational education and training, as well as higher education.

Ministers

Our department is one of nine super-clusters. We report to these two Ministers.

Sarah Mitchell

Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning
Sarah Mitchell

Geoff Lee

Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, and Acting Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans
Geoff Lee

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