To assist schools to administer programs for at risk and/or disengaged youth.
Duration of program
State schools and non-government organisations.
Allocation of funds
Regional allocations are based on the percentage of total National Partnerships – Youth Attainment funding received in the
2012–13 financial year.
Regions then manage these funds as follows:
- Funds are used by the region to deliver program outcomes.
South East Region
- Most funds are used by the region to manage the program outcomes.
- Some funds are paid to Coomera to cover the incidental costs of the program officers based at this school. Coomera was chosen for its central location to service the region more efficiently.
Darling Downs South West Region
- Funds are distributed to schools to support student retention in years 11 and 12. Schools need to submit their retention plan to regions where it is assessed and funding is determined based on available budget.
North Coast Region
- Funds are issued to clusters of schools to support alternative education programs or to develop and implement engagement strategies.
- Some funds are held by the region to manage program outcomes in support of:
joint ventures between schools and non-government organisations running alternate education programs
- youth justice system.
Central Queensland Region
Funds are used by the region to manage and deliver program outcomes.
- Some funds are distributed to schools based on the recommendations of the regional Youth Pathways Advisory body.
North Queensland Region
- Most funds are used by the region to manage and deliver program outcomes.
- Some funds are distributed to assist in the implementation of the Townsville Voice recommendations as endorsed by the North Queensland Region Youth Engagement Hub Governance Group.
- Some funds are distributed to schools, based on the endorsement of the North Queensland Region Youth Engagement Hub Governance Group.
Far North Queensland Region
are to be distributed to schools and other agencies to support the provision of case management of students into education or employment pathways.
Distribution of funds is based on the service delivery needs and may include employment of and support delivered by Transition Pathways Officers. This could include payment of training and program providers and third party arrangements for case managers.
- Some funds are used by the region to manage and deliver program outcomes.
Payment timelines will depend on the program delivery within individual regions and school involvement.
Data required will depend on the individual regional methodology and program/activity.
Recoupment of appropriations from schools may be required where a program has been discontinued, the school has not been able to complete a project, or there are savings identified at the completion of a project.
How to apply
School should contact their local region to determine eligibility for specific regional programs and activities.
Telephone (07) 4842 8300
Darling Downs and South West
Telephone (07) 4616 3771
Far North Queensland
Telephone (07) 4037 3822
Telephone (07) 3028 8052
Telephone (07) 3203 9000
Telephone (07) 4758 3222
Telephone (07) 5656 6688