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The Department of Education Services was established to contribute to the development of an integrated and efficient education system in WA.
The Department consisted of four Offices:
1. Office of Non-government Education
2. Office of Higher Education
3. Office of Country High Schools Hostels Authority
4. Office of Education Policy and Co-ordination
Under the McGowan Government, a series of Machinery of Government changes were made to the public sector creating a number of new amalgamated departments. The Department of Education, Department of Education Services and the School Curriculum and Standards Authority were merged to form the Department of Education on 1 July 2017.