To facilitate payments to state schools that are not part of an existing appropriation program and are of an adhoc/one-off nature.
Duration of program
Allocation of funds
2021 year-to-date appropriations are listed below.
Alannah & Madeline Foundation eSmart Schools Framework
This payment is to assist schools who expressed an interest in delivering the eSmart programs in partnership with the Dolly’s Dream Foundation. Each successful school will receive the one-off payment of $5,500 to support their participation in the Framework.
Queensland Virtual STEM Academy’s support of the HarvestEd program
This payment of $37,155 to Rockhampton State High School to enable the Queensland Virtual STEM Academy’s support of the HarvestEd program.
Early Childhood through RATEP
The allocation of $30,000 to fund the employment of the Early Years Coordinator though RATEP (Community-based Teacher Education) for Semester 2, 2021. There is a pre-prep program in 30 state schools in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and 38 remote Kindy sites.
Sexual health and relationships
The allocation of $90,000 to support delivery of a sexual health and relationships education program as part of the partnership between Townsville Hospital and Health Service and the Far North Queensland Region.
Every Deaf and hard of hearing student succeeding 2021–2025
Toowong State School is instrumental in supporting the virtual work across the state. An additional one off payment to Toowong State School to facilitate professional training in data informed, evidence based pedagogy and innovative use of assistive technology and listening devices will support the take up and use of the technology upgrade grants in a meaningful way and provide means to evaluate their use. This priority is included in the Every Deaf and hard of hearing student succeeding 2021–2025. This payment will be $55,000 to support 2 days a week of additional statewide pedagogy coach support for the remainder of 2021 calendar year (HO1 Stream avg).
French bilingual program
Tingalpa State School hosts a French bilingual program for French national families to continue their education in Australia. The allocation of $17,210.50 is a one off payment to provide agreed funding from the Metropolitan Region to Tingalpa State School for reimbursement of network petrification fees for the French bilingual program from January to August 2021.
The allocation of $100,000 for upgrading existing playgrounds to ensure the health and safety of children across a number of Tagai State School campuses. Upgrading the playgrounds allows for kindergarten students to have access to school playground equipment. Many of these kindergartens are on remote islands and these playgrounds are the only playground facilities for children to access.
As per individual appropriation.
Each payment must be approved by an Assistant Director-General.
How to apply
Schools do not need to apply for these funds.
School Financial Resourcing (SFR)
Telephone: (07) 3034 5817