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Remote Area Incentive Scheme (RAIS) Induction Program


To assist schools to induct and provide information to teachers relocating to remote indigenous communities by delivering tailored induction programs specific to their region.

The following activities will be typically evident in induction programs provided by each region:

Community and culture - Respect and value

Teaching and learning - Establishing relationships

Keeping yourself well

Duration of program



Schools that are required to induct relocating teachers and are listed in the Remote Area Incentive Scheme schools list Microsoft® Word document 15K.

Allocation of funds

Payments to schools are based on actual costs associated with inducting staff and may include travel, accommodation, venue hire, catering, and facilitators.

Payment details

PaymentDuring month ofProportion of allocation paid
Ad hocIn line with Monthly Payments100%

Data requirements

Data RequiredData source e.g. OneSchool/CIS/spreadsheet (name and location)Time collected e.g. Which census as required/month
Actual costs dataSchoolsAd hoc

How to apply

Schools should contact their regional office for advice on eligibility for this funding.

Policy reference

For further information please refer to the following website or the contact details below:

Remote Area Incentive Scheme (RAIS) guideline External Link


RegionPhone number
Central Queensland(07) 4842 8300
Darling Downs South West(07) 4616 3771
Far North Queensland(07) 4046 5222
North Queensland(07) 4758 3222

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