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Grounds equipment replacement


To assist state schools with the future capital cost of purchasing or replacing grounds maintenance equipment such as tractors and ride-on mowers.

Duration of Program



All state schools that are responsible for maintaining grounds.

Allocation of Funds

Funds are allocated based on the type of equipment recommended for the size of the school grounds as follows.

Site sizeEquipment entitlementNotional lifeAnnual Appropriation
Greater than 5 hectaresTractor10 years$1250
Less than 5 hectares but greater than 2 hectaresLarge ride-on mower5 years$1000
Less than 2 hectares but greater than 0.5 hectareSmall ride-on mower5 years$700

Data Requirements

DataSourceTime collected
Area of school groundsCentre Information System (CIS) field maintained by Finance Branch on advice from Facilities Services BranchOctober

Payment Details


How to Apply

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

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