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Minor Works Appropriation


To assist schools to undertake minor maintenance and new work activities up to the value of $100,000.

Duration of Program



All State education facilities.

Allocation of Funds

There are two types of allocations available:

Minor Works Annual Appropriation

Each school will receive a 5,000 base payment and an additional payment based on the previous year. The annual fixed budget paid to schools is $20 million. If the total of allocations exceeds the total, all amounts are adjusted to stay within budget.

New schools receive a graduated increase over their first four years.

Minor Works Contingency Appropriation

An annual budget of $3.5 million is managed by regional offices and is application based. Schools apply to the regional infrastructure advisor and outline why there is an urgent/important need for funding.

Data Requirements

Historical data including past grant values, valuation, utilisation and age of buildings.

Payment Details

Minor Works Annual Grant - Centrally Allocated


Minor Works Contingency Grant - Regionally Allocated

Ad hocAd hoc100%

How to Apply

Minor Works Annual Appropriation is centrally allocated and no application is required.

Minor Works Contingency Appropriation should be applied for by contacting your Regional Infrastructure Advisor.

Further Information

Minor Works Program Procedure External Link


Portfolio Establishment
Infrastructure Services Branch
Telephone: (07) 3034 4831

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