Funding is provided to support the administration and management of the tenancy of employee housing in rural and remote locations.
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.
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
State Schools and Education Units where LAC administration is conducted.
130 schools maximum.
Appropriation to school to be held in trust on behalf of the department for use by the Local Accommodation Committee for approved purposes.
|Payment||During month of||Proportion of allocation paid|
|Adhoc||In line with monthly payments||100%|
State funds held in trust at schools.
Cost Centre: Administered by Regions who allocate to schools. Total budget 2014-15 $394,436
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.
Count of residences can be determined at any time at the discretion of the Regional Office.
Data requirements for Local Accommodation Committee Funding
Detailed transaction listing
Balance of funds
Please contact your Regional Finance Manager
This page was last reviewed on 19 Feb 2015