The Assisted Schools Abolition Act 1895 (59 Vict. No. 27) was designed to stop subsidising private 'elementary' (primary) schools in Western Australia. However, the Act allowed schools which operated 'in connection with an Orphanage or other Institution' as defined in the Industrial Schools Act 1874 to continue to receive grants-in-aid from the government.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 2 May 2013, Last modified: 15 June 2018