Note: This program has ceased at the end of the 2018 financial year.
To support implementation of health, safety and wellbeing initiatives in state schools, aimed at improving the capability of teaching staff and students to manage their social and emotional wellbeing and therefore improve their self-regulation in the classroom and playground.
Duration of program
Trial for 2018 and 2019.
Trial schools—Malanda State School, Mareeba State School, Warraburra State School and Salisbury State School.
Allocation of funds
Budget of $130,000.
This is a pilot program, currently at Malanda State School, with intention to be rolled out to Mareeba State School in Terms 3 and 4, 2018. There will be further roll-out to Warraburra State School and Salisbury State School in Terms 1 and 2, 2019.
These schools were selected based on an initial proposal by the Principal of Malanda State School. It was supported by the Principal of Mareeba State School as well as the Assistant Regional Director, and Regional Director FNQ.
The total maximum amount of funding available is summarised in the below table.
Semester 1, 2018
Semester 2, 2018
Semester 1, 2019
Semester 2, 2019
Reimbursement payments are made to eligible schools in the next scheduled monthly payment run.
How to apply
Schools do not need to apply for this funding. Currently, this program is available only to the schools in the trial. For participating schools to be reimbursed for trial equipment and expenses, they are required to supply receipt of payment to their central office HR contact person for the Pause Trial program.
Please refer to
Health, Safety and Wellbeing—Management System 2016–2020 (PDF, 5.5MB) for details.
Organisational Safety and Wellbeing
Telephone: (07) 3513 6567