To assist the QCH provide a supervised shuttle bus service (maxi-taxi) between Herston accommodation lodges and the QCH School, for students with a parent/carer or sibling undergoing intensive treatment at the Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital or the QCH.
Duration of program
2017 – ongoing (agreement is ongoing unless terminated with 3 months' notice).
Queensland Children's Hospital school
Allocation of funds
Annual budget of $16,000.
A cost comparison was done in 2016/2017 to compare the cost of a teacher aid travelling with the students in a taxi or a shuttle bus. It was determined that the shuttle bus was more cost effective and $16,000.00 was required ($40 each way x 5 days x 40 weeks), as well as an additional 10 teacher aide hours per week provided to QCH School.
Payment detailsHow to apply
This is an identified centre. There is no application process to access these funds.
Telephone: (07) 3513 5837