April to June


QCEC Financial Accountability for Government Funded Programs

QCEC provides each Catholic School Authority with financial accountability certificates and statements of government funding paid in the previous year. The financial accountability certificates are to be signed by an authorised representative and the auditor who is responsible for signing off on the payee’s financial statements. The statements were issued in February 2017.

Due Date: 21 April 2017



Financial Questionnaire (FQ) – Provision of Data to QCEC

The annual Australian Government Financial Questionnaire (FQ) for the collection of 2016 data from Non-Government schools and Systems will be available from March 2017.

Catholic school authorities are required to enter the FQ data in the QCEC FA and FQ template. This information will be uploaded to the School Entry Point portal in bulk by QCEC.

The QCEC FA and FQ template will be circulated in March 2017.

As advised in Circular 2017/022, FQ and other school service point (SSP) applications have been migrated to the School Entry Point portal. Please check and make sure that you have the appropriate access immediately.

Due Date: 19 May 2017


Financial Accountability (FA) – Block Allocation Summary

Catholic school authorities are required to enter the amount allocated to each needs component of Commonwealth Recurrent Grants by school in the QCEC FA and FQ template. This information will be submitted to the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training in bulk by QCEC via the School Entry Point portal.

The QCEC FA and FQ template will be circulated in March 2017.

Due Date: 19 May 2017


Financial Contribution Assessment for the 2017 Capital Round (Part B)

Financial Contribution Assessment for the 2017 capital round (State and Australian Government) (Part B); Circular 2016/186 of 2 December 2016 provides relevant details.

The grant contribution application, financial report documentation and any other information relating to the assessment should be emailed to schoolfunding@qcec.catholic.edu.au.

Due Date: 22 May 2017


Applications for Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme

  • Bus Fare Assistance Program
  • Students with Disabilities

Online parent applications can be made between 1 May – 31 May 2017 on the School Transport website. Student Travel Assistance – Semester 1, 2017 Application.

Visit the School Transport website to apply for assistance.

Due Date: 31 May 2017


Student Residential Address Collection

The Commonwealth Department of Education and Training is collecting student residential addresses from 1 March to 31 May 2017 for the recalculation of socioeconomic status (SES) scores.

Address data is to be submitted via the SES application in School Entry Point (SEP).

Please refer to Circulars 2016/192 and 2017/044 for more information.

Due Date: 31 May 2017




Trade Training Centre Activity Report

Trade Training Centres are required to complete the Trade Training Centre 2016 Activity Report and Principal’s Declaration and return them to QCEC by Friday 16 June 2017.

  • Reporting templates will be provided to the Trade Training Centre lead school in April.
  • For Trade Training Centre clusters, the lead school is responsible for the final completion and submission of the form to QCEC.
  • QCEC is required to check and upload the completed report into School Entry Point by 30 June.

Due Date: 16 June 2017


Queensland College of Teachers (QCT) census of approved teachers

School principals are required to complete the census online through the Employer Services facility on the QCT website. All principals should have received an email notification by QCT advising of the census.

Due Date: 14 – 16 June 2017


Kindergarten Enrolment Collection

Validate attendance for Semester 1, Term 2 and the provision of forecast attendance for Semester 2, to be entered into the QCEC Kindergarten data collection instrument. This information is required to facilitate release of funding to QCEC in its capacity as the Central Governing Body (CGB).

QCEC Data Collection – Kindergarten Enrolment Tool

Due Date: 28 June 2017


Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) Performance Reporting – Q2

Delegated Catholic agencies are required to complete a quarterly Performance Report which asks for issues/trends impacting on their organisation and kindergarten services.

QKFS Performance Reporting template

Due Date: 28 June 2017


Financial Questionnaire (FQ) – Online Declaration

Schools and school authorities are required to review the uploaded FQ data, provide comments for any anomalies and complete the online declaration in the School Entry Point portal by 30 June 2017.

Due Date: 30 June 2017


School Annual Report

Schools are required to publish their school annual report on the school website, and in at least one other format (e.g. hard copy, newsletter, handbook, noticeboard or sign), which the school can choose. To assist schools in completing their Annual Report the following Apparent Retention Rates for 2016 are provided.

Due Date: 30 June 2017 for School Report

Due Date: 30 September 2017 for post year 12 destinations