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Education Department Seeking New Payment System

by Cameron Sinclair •
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The October update to the 2022-23 Budget sets aside $3.6 million for the Department of Education to develop a business case to replace the aging payment systems that enable the Commonwealth to distribute billions of dollars to schools and universities.

The existing systems – the School Education Management Information System (SEMIS) and the University Payment (UniPay) – administer fund transfers to some 10,000 schools and 150 universities and other higher education institutions throughout Australia.

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