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University of South Australia
Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting is an online unit offered by the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia. It focuses on financial management issues affecting the public and not-for-profit sectors in Australia.
In it, you will learn about basic accounting procedures, performance measurement, reporting requirements and other finance-related issues which affect all levels of government and non-profit entities. In addition, you will assess the different levels of government in Australia, and how they relate to one another.
The unit provides a comprehensive introduction to the financial, administrative and accountability issues involved in the government sector. In particular, you will learn the detailed technical requirements of various government departments, statutory authorities and government owned or controlled business enterprises.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following unit:
You must also have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in or be intending to enrol in the following unit:
In the Government and Not-for-Profit Accounting unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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