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Gifted and talented


To assist schools in the development and delivery of programs and strategies for gifted and talented students.

Regional Officers assist schools to meet the needs of gifted students by leading or coordinating professional learning, and by providing advice and support to schools and teachers.

Duration of program



State schools

Allocation of funds

Budgets are allocated to regions on the basis of student enrolments and total overall available budget.

Regions then manage these funds as follows:


South East region

Darling Downs South West region

North Coast region

Central Queensland region

North Queensland region

Far North Queensland region

Data requirements

Data requirements will depend on the individual regional allocations.

Payment details

Payments to schools are made at various times throughout the year, based on available data and are included in the monthly payments to schools.

How to apply

Access to funding under this program will depend on the specific regional funding allocation models. Please contact your local regional office for further information.

Further information

For further information please refer to the following website or the contact details below:

Gifted and talented education


Should you require any further information, please contact your regional office as follows:

RegionPhone number
Central Queensland(07) 4842 8300
Darling Downs South West(07) 4616 3771
Far North Queensland(07) 4037 3854
Metropolitan(07) 3028 8052
North Coast(07) 3203 9000
North Queensland(07) 4758 3222
South East(07) 5656 6608

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