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Education Support Funding Program


Funds are provided to implement new strategies and deliver enhanced services and programs identified through the education support planning process to support children in the care of the state in relation to:

Expenditure guidelines

Schools are responsible for using the funds to enhance outcomes associated with the purpose of this grant.

Duration of program


Policy reference

Information Pack for Regional Executive Directors - Trial Guidelines Education Support Funding Program


State Schools, Secondary Schools, Special Schools through Education Support Plans submitted to Regional Offices

Form of assistance

Targeted grants direct to school

Payment details

Payment details for Education Support Funding
Payment Month Proportion of allocation paid Enrolments
Annual payment As determined by regions 100% of actual allocation As determined by regions

Allocation of funds

Each region should collaboratively develop their Regional Action Plan based on their knowledge and understanding of:

Current rates

Rates of payment are non-specific and based on individual programs.

Data requirements

Data requirements for Education Support Funding
Data item Data source Time collected
Number of students in the care of the state Regional collection of students in the care of the state Ongoing


Please contact your Regional Finance Manager.

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