The health and safety of students, staff and the broader community is the Department of Education’s highest priority. The department continues to take advice from the Chief Health Officer and Queensland Health in making decisions regarding the operation of schools during COVID-19.
school closures website provides a list of state and non-state school closures. Information about Early Childhood Education and Care service closures is available to the public via the
Service and temporary closure information tool maintained by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority.
If your school or ECEC service is closed in response to a COVID-19 incident, the school or early childhood service will provide information directly to parents and carers about the duration of the closure and arrangement to ensure students continue learning.
More information about state school operations during the COVID-19 pandemic is available in the
Queensland COVID planning framework and the
parent FAQs. The planning framework is regularly reviewed and updated in line with the latest health advice.
Resources to support students' wellbeing, including advice to parents and carers for students during the pandemic, is available on the
Education Queensland website.
All early childhood services including outside school hours care (OSHC) and vacation care, remain open and operating unless advised otherwise by health authorities. More information regarding these services is available from the
FAQs for parents and carers and
service operation information.
If your child is unwell, keep them at home and let your school, OSHC or early childhood service know.
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