Important message regarding COVID-19
In order to respond to the current situation regarding COVID-19, the Home Education Unit (HEU) has made some adjustments to its usual business arrangements.
The Home Education Unit has temporarily suspended its telephone service. Please email the
Unit if you require assistance. This email address is being monitored by our officers and you will receive an email response to your enquiry.
If you wish to submit an application for registration of your child for home education, please email the completed application form and associated attachments to the
Home Education Unit.
Further information regarding submission of new applications via email can be found at the
Preparing an application page.
Submission of reports
If you are submitting the required report on your child’s educational progress, please email the completed report and associated attachments to the
Home Education Unit.
More information regarding submission of reports via email can be found at the
If you are unable to submit the application or report via email and you do post these, please be aware that, for various reasons, they may not be received for some time.
Home Education Unit
The Home Education Unit assists parents to understand their obligations in meeting the standard conditions of registration and oversees the
home education registration and
The Chief Executive or delegates of the HEU are the officers with the authority to issue registration for home education.
The HEU can help with:
- understanding the registration or reporting processes
- completing the registration application form and accompanying documentation
- opening learning accounts with the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority for registered children entering the compulsory participation phase (known as Learner Unique Identifier, LUI)
- facilitating payment of
Textbook and Resource Allowance.
Parents of registered home educated children who are age equivalent to Years 7–12 will be contacted by the HEU in March of each year to organise payment.