To assist state schools with the future capital cost of purchasing or replacing grounds maintenance equipment such as tractors and ride-on mowers.
All state schools that are responsible for maintaining grounds.
Funds are allocated based on the type of equipment recommended for the size of the school grounds as follows.
|Site size||Equipment entitlement||Notional life||Annual Appropriation|
|Greater than 5 hectares||Tractor||10 years||$1250|
|Less than 5 hectares but greater than 2 hectares||Large ride-on mower||5 years||$1000|
|Less than 2 hectares but greater than 0.5 hectare||Small ride-on mower||5 years||$700|
|Area of school grounds||Centre Information System (CIS) field maintained by Finance Branch on advice from Facilities Services Branch||October|
Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements are automatically calculated each year by Finance Branch and paid to schools.
Facilities Support Services unit
Telephone: (07) 3034 4577
This page was last reviewed on 17 Jan 2017