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Remote Indigenous Professional Development (RIPD)

Note: This program has ceased at the end of 2017


Remote Indigenous Professional Development project is a Commonwealth Government initiative to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait early childhood educators in regional and remote settings to interpret and use the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) to plan for and extend children's learning.

Duration of program



Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander degree qualified early childhood educators with extensive knowledge of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and specifically trained in the delivery of RIPD.

Allocation of funds

A fixed budget of $264,200.60 for the duration of the program.

Funding is provided to engage an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood education expert specifically trained in the delivery of RIPD and to design, develop and deliver:

Additional service costs budget of $16,000.

Payment details

PaymentDuring month ofProportion of allocation paid
Semester 1 2016January25%
Semester 2 2016July50%
Semester 2 2017July25%

Recoupment policy

Funds are paid on the basis that the pedagogical leader remains employed at the school. Recoupment may be sought if the payment was made in error or where the pedagogical leader ceases to be employed at the school.


Indigenous Priorities
Telephone: (07) 3513 6786

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