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Pool Chemical and Cleaning Appropriations


To assist schools to undertake appropriate operation and management of swimming pools.

Duration of Program


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State schools with swimming pools.

Allocation of Funds


Base x School Grant Index

Annual base rates are as follows:

Less than 201 sq m $2200
201-305 sq m $2500
Greater than 305 sq m $2900


Base + Cleaning rate x Pool area (sq m)

Semester rates are as follows:

Base $500
Per sq m of pool size $3.40

Data Requirements

DataSourceTime collected
Pool area (top surface area)Centre Information System (CIS)On opening/closure of pool
Pool ownershipCentre Information System (CIS) flagOn opening/closure of pool
School Grant IndexCentre Information System (CIS)February/July

Payment Details

Semester 1February100% of Semester 1 allocation
Semester 2July100% of Semester 2 allocation

How to Apply

Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Entitlements will be calculated and paid automatically each year by Finance Branch.


Infrastructure Services
Telephone: (07) 303 44532

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