Student Achievement Component (SAC) funding: SAC funding is the Government’s contribution to the direct costs of teaching, learning and other costs driven by student numbers.
Student achievement component funding includes: Public Provider Base Grants and Student Achievement Component funding and excludes research top-ups. This funding is exclusive of GST.
EFTS: Equivalent full-time students.
For trend analysis purposes this data series excludes community education 5.1 EFTS as they ceased being funded out of the Student Achievement Component at the end of 2005.
Colleges of education data and Telford Polytechnic data has been combined with university data.