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Conversion of staff resource to cash


To assist schools with the ability to convert unused teacher FTE allocations and approved teacher FTE (non-replacement) daily credits to cash.

Schools with limited ability to reform or school purchase resources also have the option to purchase teacher FTE using this process, enabling them to 'top-up' existing teacher allocations where necessary to create a workable FTE for use in a school.

Duration of program



All state schools.

Allocation of funds

Funds are allocated on the following basis:

Payment details




Semester 1


100% (Unused semester allocation)

Semester 2


100% (Unused semester allocation)

Semester 2


100% (Approved teacher FTE (non-replacement) daily credits)

Data requirements

Conversion data is provided each semester by regional offices who are responsible for ensuring the conversion amounts are appropriate and accurate.



Time collected

Unused teacher FTE

Regional FTE to TRS cash conversion return

April, August and November

TRS daily rate

Finance branch


Site Specific Allowance (SSA)

Finance branch


How to apply

For semester based conversions, schools nominate residual to be converted based on local requirements and submit request to their regional office according to timelines described above.

For approved non-replacement credits accrued throughout the calendar year, schools submit final request to their regional office according to timelines described above.


For further information please contact your regional human resource officer:

South East Region - (07) 5656 6688

Metropolitan Region - (07) 3422 8352

Darling Downs South West Region - (07) 4616 3771

North Coast Region - (07) 3203 9000

Central Queensland Region - (07) 4842 8300

North Queensland Region - (07) 4758 3222

Far North Queensland Region - (07) 4046 5222.

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