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Passing The Baton


To assist schools with the costs of the re-engagement of children and young people disconnected from education, training or employment.

Duration of program

To June 2018


State schools selected through regional initiatives.

Allocation of funds

Funds are distributed to DET regions to deliver local initiatives. In 2017-18 funding is $400,000 per region. Where regions pass funds on to schools, the following methodologies are utilised:

Metropolitan Region

South East Region

Darling Downs South West Region

North Coast Region

Central Queensland Region

North Queensland Region

Far North Queensland Region

Data requirements

Data requirements will depend on individual regional methodologies.

Payment details

Payment timelines will depend on individual regional methodologies.

How to apply

State schools should contact their regional office for more details on applying for funding under this program.


Youth Transitions
Telephone: (07) 3513 5390

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