Access keys | Skip to primary navigation | Skip to secondary navigation | Skip to content | Skip to footer |
Problems viewing this site
Link to Queensland Government (
Home | Site map | Contact us | for
Department of Education and Training

Local Accommodation Committee Funding


Funding is provided to support the administration and management of the tenancy of employee housing in rural and remote locations.

Expenditure guidelines

Usage is mandated, no flexibility in the purpose of the funds and constraints on what can be purchased, as other funds for housing maintenance and minor works are available.

See linked document on the current web page for use.

Detailed Transaction Listing and Balance Report of the trust fund in the school accounts. Additional explanation required from schools in some cases. Adhoc auditing by regional auditor. Should a school be found to not be using the funds appropriately the current practise should be to only provide funds on request and quoted expenses.

Duration of program


Policy reference

Original approval minute in 1999, and subsequent budget approvals. Same document provided from the Grant web page is available from the Staff Housing site.

Administrative instruction for the use of Local Accommodation Committee funding on OnePortal intranet Microsoft® Word document


State Schools and Education Units where LAC administration is conducted.

130 schools maximum.

Form of assistance

Appropriation to school to be held in trust on behalf of the department for use by the Local Accommodation Committee for approved purposes.

Payment details

PaymentDuring month of Proportion of allocation paid
AdhocIn line with monthly payments100%

State funds held in trust at schools.

Cost Centre: Administered by Regions who allocate to schools. Total budget 2014-15 $394,436

Allocation of funds

Funds are allocated based on the number of residences, with some variation for remoteness based on Transfer Ratings. Requirement cannot be accurately forecast. Where the funds have been expended appropriately new funds are provided.

Payments can be more than once per financial year.

Data requirements

Count of residences can be determined at any time at the discretion of the Regional Office.

Data requirements for Local Accommodation Committee Funding

Data item

Data source

Due date

Detailed transaction listing


As required

Balance of funds


As required


Please contact your Regional Finance Manager

^ Top of page

This page was last reviewed on 19 Feb 2015

Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy | Right to information | Access keys | Other languagesOther languages

© The State of Queensland (Department of Education and Training) 2016.

Queensland Government