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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


Policy Reference

Minor Works Program Procedure External Link


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


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:

Infrastructure Advisor
Regional Office Microsoft® Word document (DETE employees only) (DET employees only)


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

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