The Agriculture Education payment is paid to secondary schools with an official agriculture department to assist with costs associated with providing an agriculture curriculum.
The Agriculture Education payment may be used:
- to offset the day-to-day running costs of agriculture departments
- for ongoing development of infrastructure, facilities and resources
- for professional development of teachers; and
- as a contribution to the sinking fund to be held in reserve to buffer the agriculture department against effects of 'natural phenomena'.
Duration of program
State high schools and secondary departments with an existing officially approved agriculture department.
Allocation of funds
Fixed amount paid to eligible schools.
|Semester 1||February||50% of annual allocation|
|Semester 2||July||50% of annual allocation|
|Area of Agriculture Centre (farm plots)||Infrastructure Services Branch/Schools to advise School Financial Resourcing of any changes to areas|
How to apply
Schools with an existing officially approved Agricultural Department do not need to apply. Entitlements will automatically be calculated and paid each semester.
State School Division
Telephone: (07) 3513 5837
Telephone: (07) 3034 5817