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Pool Chemical and Cleaning Appropriations

Purpose

This grant provides assistance to eligible schools for the daily maintenance of swimming pools.

Expenditure guidelines

Spending on pool chemicals and cleaning should be in accordance with guidelines set out in the School Swimming Pools - Operation and Management Procedure.

Duration of program

Ongoing

Policy reference

Asset Maintenance and School Swimming Pool Operation External Link

Eligibility

The following school centre types with a swimming pool: State School, Campus, State High School, State Special School, School of Distance Education and Community School.

Form of assistance

Cash Appropriations to schools.

Payment details

Payment details for Pool Chemical and Cleaning Appropriations
PaymentDuring month ofProportion of allocation paid
Semester 1February100% of Semester 1 allocation
Semester 2July100% of Semester 2 allocation

Allocation of funds

Chemicals

Base x School Appropriations Index

Cleaning

Base + Cleaning rate x Pool area (sq m)

Current rates

Chemicals (allocation per financial year)

Fewer than 6 lanes (less than 201 sq m) $2200 pa
Six lanes (201-305 sq m) $2500 pa
More than 6 lanes (greater than 305 sq m) $2900 pa

Cleaning (rates per semester)

Base $500
Per sq m of pool size $3.40

Data requirements

Data requirements for Pool Chemical and Cleaning Grant
Data requiredData sourceTime collected
Pool area (top surface area)Centre Information System (CIS) maintained by School Financial Services as advised by Regional Facilities Account ManagerWhen new pools are opened
Pool ownershipCentre Information System (CIS) maintained by School Financial Services as advised by Regional Facilities Account ManagerOn opening/closure of pool
School Grant IndexCentre Information System (CIS) maintained by School Financial Services as advised by Regional Facilities Account ManagerOngoing

Contact

School Financial Resourcing
Telephone: (07) 3034 5817

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