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Agriculture Education Grant


The Agriculture Education Grant is paid to secondary schools with an official agriculture department to assist with costs associated with providing an agriculture curriculum.

Expenditure guidelines

The Agriculture Education Grant may be used:

Duration of program


Policy reference

Memorandum dated 30 October 1996 from Director, Studies Directorate


State High Schools and Secondary Departments with officially approved agriculture departments

Form of assistance

Cash grant to schools.

Payment details

Payment details for Agriculture Education Grant


During month of

Proportion of allocation paid

Semester 1


50% of annual allocation

Semester 2


50% of annual allocation

Allocation of funds

An annual pool of funds is distributed to schools on the basis of 80% of delivery costs and 20% on the basis of subject enrolments.

Current rates

The total pool of funds is $588,012.

Data requirements

Data requirements for Agriculture Education Grant

Data required

Data source

Area of Agriculture Centre (farm plots)

Districts/Schools to advise School Financial Services of any changes to areas

Agriculture subject enrolments

Enrolments fixed as at 2004


School Financial Services
Telephone: (07) 3034 5817

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