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Building Education: Facts and figures

The department manages an asset portfolio worth over $19 billion which includes:

  • 1,241 state schools
    • 185 secondary schools
    • 919 primary schools
    • 43 special schools
    • 92 combined primary and secondary schools
    • 2 specific purpose schools
    • more than 35,000 learning spaces and support facilities.

For 2019-2020:

  • $1.464 billion has been invested for Queensland state schools
  • $233.5 million has been allocated to maintenance. This included:
    • $225.71 million for schools
    • $2.69 million for Early Childhood Education and Care centres
    • $5.08 million for employee housing
  • $1.3 billion has been allocated towards progressing the Building Future Schools program
  • 8 new schools are being prepared for 2020
  • 5 new schools are being prepared for 2021.

This investment will benefit:

  • over 560,000 full-time students
  • over 53,000 teachers
  • over 92,000 departmental employees
  • 250 Independent Public Schools.

Watch the video below to hear Minister for Education Grace Grace speak about this year's infrastructure investment.

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Last updated
31 July 2019