Under section 53 of the VET Student Loans Act 2016 the Secretary may, by written notice, require approved course providers to provide information or documents that relates to (a) the provision of vocational education and training by the provider, or (b) the provider's compliance with the VSL Act.

In general, a Notice under s53 is released annually relating to the data that must be reported to the department, indicating the data that must be reported, the timeframes for reporting, the data submission channels, and any other data collection or declaration requirements. Updates to Notices may be issued from time to time. Providers must check for any changes, which may be made to the reporting requirements. All changes to the reporting requirements for a specific year will be noted in the related VET Data Requirements and Change Control Document.

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  • General (VET)