ACARA was established under Section 5 of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority Act (Cth) on 8 December 2008. ACARA’s functions include development of national curriculum, administration of national assessments and associated reporting on schooling in Australia. ACARA’s strategic directions are set by its Charter and any other written instructions from the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Education Council. In accordance with its Charter, ACARA submits its rolling quadrennial work plan annually to the Education Council for endorsement.

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Explore the Australian Curriculum, Version 9.0

AISACT – Developing an implementation plan for ACv9.0

ACARA’s new Professional learning hub is now ‘live’. It is located under the RESOURCES tab on the Australian Curriculum website.  Once registered, you have access to a range of ACv9.0 online modules and courses.


The Professional learning hub is a self-directed learning tool to be used at your own pace, with colleagues or as a whole school. Modules and courses have been designed to provide ongoing online professional learning across the 3 dimensions of the ACv9.0.