QCEC is the approved agent to administer capital grants on behalf of the Australian Government Block Grant Authority (BGA) and Queensland Government Capital Assistance Authorities (CAAs).

More information about the Australian Government’s Capital Grants program is available here.

Information about the Queensland Government’s Capital guidelines can be found here.

Details of the Queensland Government’s External Infrastructure Subsidy scheme are available here.

QCEC’s role is to receive and assess applications for capital assistance from affiliated schools and make recommendations to the Minister for Education (Australian and State), make payments to schools, monitor the progress of projects and implement the Australian and State Government Guidelines as well as implement QCEC’s own Capital Guidelines and Conditions of Compliance.

2019 Capital funding round key dates

Capital round opens1 October 2018
Final submission due29 March 2019
New Schools Development Application (DA) approval due31March 2019
New Schools Development approval31 March 2019
School visitsApril-May 2019
Capital Assistance Assessment Committee10-12 June 2019
Capital Programs Online closed24 May 2019
Financial Contribution Assessment Applications due31 May 2019
Financial contribution initial assessments advised3 June 2019
Financial contribution reassessment application due28 June 2019
Financial contribution reassessment meeting17 July 2019
New schools NSSAB approvals due31 July 2019
Capital Assistance Reference Group5-7 August 2019
Cost recommendations to BGA/CAA19 August 2019
BGA/CAA recommendations to Minister30 September 2019
Government approvalsNov-Dec 2019