HELP Lending 2005-2015

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From: Anthony

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Dear Department of Education,

This is an application for the purposes of the FOI Act, in relation to the annual HELP Lending amounts.

Within the Grattan Institute published Mapping of the Higher Education Sector 2016 (http://grattan.edu.au/wp-content/uploads...

1) Figure 21 details HELP Lending annual amounts. Can you please point me to the underlying figures this is based upon? And does this cover the breakdown of underlying HELP schemes?
2) Figure 26 details the teaching revenue from students 1997-2014. Can you please point me to the underlying figures this is based upon?

Yours faithfully,

Anthony.

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Department of Education

Dear Anthony

 

Thank you for your request for information in relation to annual HELP
Lending amounts.

 

We have provided the information you have requested below.

 

Question 1: Figure 21 details HELP Lending annual amounts. Can you please
point me to the underlying figures this is based upon? And does this cover
the breakdown of underlying HELP schemes?

 

The underlying figures for Figure 21 in the Grattan Institute publication
‘Mapping of the Higher Education Sector 2016’ are mostly available in the
two publicly released reports:

·         Higher Education report. These are available on the department’s
website at [1]https://www.education.gov.au/higher-educ... and

·         VET FEE-HELP statistical report. Also available on the
department’s website at
[2]https://www.education.gov.au/vet-fee-hel...

 

Please see the table below for the underlying figures for Figure 21.

 

HELP
lending
($M)   2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15
HECS-HELP   1,642  1,807  1,971  2,156  2,359  2,554  2,819  3,297 n.a. n.a.
FEE-HELP       318  697  822  947  1,075  1,204 n.a. n.a.
SA-HELP               29  72 n.a. n.a.
OS-HELP   4  8  10  26  32  25  30  36 n.a. n.a.
VET 13  72  162  265  512
FEE-HELP         n.a. n.a.
Total HELP   1,646  1,815  2,298  2,892  3,285  3,687  4,218  5,119  6,440 7,912
HELP
repayments
($M) 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14  
Total  
repayments 859 937 1079 1,342 1,359 1,453 1,668 1,817 1,835 1,910

  Note: Financial year figures for HELP lending are calculated from the
calendar year figures in the referenced reports.

  Sources: Higher Education report and VET FEE-HELP statistical report.
n.a – Not yet available

 

Question 2: Figure 26 details the teaching revenue from students
1997-2014. Can you please point me to the underlying figures this is based
upon?

 

·         The underlying figures for Figure 26 in the Grattan Institute
publication ‘Mapping of the Higher Education Sector 2016’ are available in
Table 1 of the Department’s Finance reports of higher education providers
available at: [3]https://www.education.gov.au/finance-pub...

 

 

Please note we have provided this information outside of Freedom of
Information processes as we have a specific area within the department
that can provide this information administratively.

 

Accordingly, we have assumed you have withdrawn your request under the
Freedom of Information Act (FOI Act). Please notify us if this is not the
case by 12pm Wednesday 19 October 2016.

 

 

Kind regards

 

Peter Morrow

Director

Legislation Strategy and HELP Policy | Funding Policy and Legislation
Branch

Australian Government Department of Education and Training

 

Opportunity through learning

Internet: [4]http://www.education.gov.au

 

 

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