Our Department

The Department for Education, Children and Young People (the Department) provides services that enable all Tasmanians to learn, regardless of their age, their background or where they live.

We do this through a range of services outlined below.

The Department reports to the Tasmanian Minister for Education, Children and Youth.

The Tasmanian Government School System

Library and Archive Services

Libraries Tasmania delivers Tasmania’s statewide library and archive service.

  • Libraries Tasmania supports access to library services, research and information, adult literacy support, community learning, online access, and archive and heritage services.
  • Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO) is the lead recordkeeping authority in the Tasmanian Government and is responsible for the provision of recordkeeping policies and standards.