Policy and Procedure Register

The Policy and Procedure Register provides staff and the broader community with access to all Department of Education and Training Policy Instruments.

The register demonstrates transparency and accountability to promote understanding of how we operate, and supports the principles of the Right to Information Act

Policy Instruments

Policy Instruments include legislation, policies, standards, procedures, authorities and delegations, guidelines and supporting documentation. The Quick Guide to Definitions for Policy Instruments Framework provides an overview of each policy instrument type.


To locate a procedure in the register, click on the relevant category on the orange toolbar above, or use the search box located at the top right of the screen.


New resources regarding same day student absence notification have now been added to the Managing Student Absences and Enforcing Enrolment and Attendance at State Schools​ procedure: 


Updates page

The Policy Instrument Updates list provides information on recent changes to policy instruments. This includes upcoming procedures, decommissioned policy instruments, new policy instruments and significantly reviewed procedures.


  • A search function is available at the top right of this website.
  • The first point of contact for questions regarding a procedure is listed under the ‘contact’ heading in the relevant procedure, located in the right of the procedure.
  • The Policy and Procedure Register team can answer general queries about using the register.
  • Departmental staff can use the 'Sign In' button at the top right to access the Help Resource Centre.
  • Guides and tools are available for Policy and Procedure Register officers and procedure authors or owners in the Help Resource Centre.