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Regional Allocated Specialist Support Staff Resource Grants


This grant assists schools to provide for annual stock and requisites, petty cash and equipment and materials for Specialist Support Staff.

Expenditure guidelines

Regional Executive Directors are to determine the amount of individual school grants based on priorities for special education service delivery in their region. Funds are to be used to assist in the delivery of those programs.

Duration of program


Policy reference



School centre types

State School, Community School, School of Distance Education, State High School, Secondary Campus, Special School, Special Education Program

Form of assistance

Fixed cash grant

Payment details

Payment details for Support Staff
Payment During month of Proportion of allocation paid
Semester 1 March 50% of annual allocation
Semester 2 July 50% of annual allocation

Allocation of funds

Regions are allocated an annual budget to deliver special education support based on staffing numbers. Any grant payment amounts to schools will be determined by the Regional Executive Director.

Current rates

As determined by regions

Data requirements

Data requirements for Support Staff
Data required Data source Time collected
Numbers of specialist support staff Day 8 staffing models & SWD data collection tool February, March
School Grant Index Centre Information System (CIS) field maintained by School Financial Services As required

Contact details

For further information please contact your Regional Finance Manager or Regional HR officer responsible for specialist support staffing.

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