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Australian Government Capital Grants Legislation and Guidelines

Legislation

The Australian Government Capital Grants Program provides funding under the Australian Education Act 2013 and Australian Education (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2013.  Refer to Part 5 Division 2 - Capital funding. Item 6 Block grant authorities

This item applies in relation to a body corporate that was a block grant authority under the old Act on 31 December 2013.

Deemed approval

For the purposes of the Act, the Minister is taken to have under subsection 83(1) of that Act, the body will be a block grant authority for each school in relation to which the body was, on 31 December 2013, a block grant authority under the old Act.  Based on this the Queensland Independent Schools Block Grant Authority continues to operate as the Block Grant Authority for independent schools in Queensland.

Department of Education Resources

For further information on the relevant Commonwealth legislation, administrative guidelines and arrangements visit the Department of Education.

Policies and Procedures

In addition to the legislation and guidelines provided by each level of Government, there are Queensland Independent Schools Block Grant Authority Policies and Procedures used in the assessment of applications for capital assistance.