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Youth Support Coordinator Initiative


The purpose of the Youth Support Coordinator Initiative (YSCI) is to support retention and attainment of young people in Years 10 to 12 who have disengaged, or who are at risk of disengaging from education. The initiative enhances opportunities for further education and sustainable future employment.

Duration of program



Schools identified as having FTE allocation for the YSCI.

Allocation of funds

Discretionary funds of $8000 per one FTE YSCI allocation are provided annually to schools for the purchase of goods and services for the benefit of students accessing a YSCI service.

Payment details




Semester 1



Semester 2



Data requirements

Data item

Data source

Time collected

Triennial YSCI FTE allocation review

Workforce Resourcing

Begins April

How to apply

Schools do not apply for funding. Schools that meet the eligibility criteria will have entitlements calculated and paid automatically each year.

Further information

Further information regarding the YSCI.


State Schools Division
Telephone: (07) 3513 5902

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