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Victorian Registration & Qualifications Authority
Edition 16
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A message from the Director

Welcome to the 16th edition of E-news. This final edition for 2011 provides you with information about the new VRQA Board members who were welcomed at the December meeting.

In addition, you can read about the upcoming transfer of higher education providers to the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and their regulatory schedule.

You can also read about a recent Financial Management Guidance session presented by Grant Thornton Australia for prospective registered training organisations (RTOs).

We welcome any feedback on this edition and I encourage you to email your suggestions for future article topics to: vrqa@edumail.vic.gov.au.

The VRQA extends its best wishes for the festive season and 2012.

Lynn Glover


VRQA Alerts and Events
Events for 2012
AQTF pre-registration information sessions
Financial management guidance session

New VRQA Board members

On 4 October 2011 the Governor in Council confirmed the appointment of three new Board members and re-appointment of four existing members to the VRQA Board.


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Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Update

From 29 January 2012 TEQSA will assume regulatory functions of all higher education providers.


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Melbourne College of Divinity approval to operate as a university

The VRQA has made a decision to approve the application from Melbourne College of Divinity to operate as a specialised university with the title, ‘MCD University of Divinity’ for a period of five years from 1 January 2012.


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Financial Management Guidance session

On Tuesday 25 October, 46 representatives from prospective RTOs attended a Financial Management Guidance session presented by Grant Thornton.


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The VRQA has recently implemented a direct data link between the State Register and Training.gov.au.


Training.gov website
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