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As a part of the 2019-20 State Budget, the Queensland Government committed an additional $100 million over 4 years for air conditioning in Queensland state schools.

The Queensland Government has approved a total of $67 million in 2019-20 including $50 million under the government's boost to deliver cooler classrooms for students and teachers. 

This brings the Queensland Government’s total investment for air conditioning to a total of $168 million over 4 years. 

Over 300 schools across southern Queensland have been approved to have air conditioning installed. Spaces including classrooms, libraries and staff rooms will be air conditioned under this accelerated program.

As with the previous Cooler Schools Program, these schools have been selected using heat discomfort data, using a combination of the highest average apparent temperature data and the highest number of school days in Term 1 and Term 4 above 30°C.

The Department of Education is progressively rolling out air conditioning in schools across the state on a priority basis. 

Under the Cooler Schools Program, more than 3,500 classrooms in around 390 state schools in the hottest and most humid parts of the state already have air-conditioning installed.

The schools set to benefit from this boost of funding are outlined below: 

Schools
Agnes Water State SchoolAlbany Creek State High SchoolAlbert State School
Aldridge State High SchoolAlgester State SchoolAmamoor State School
Amberley District State SchoolAratula State SchoolAshgrove State School
Augusta State SchoolAvoca State SchoolBack Plains State School
Bargara State SchoolBauple State SchoolBeaudesert State High School
Beaudesert State SchoolBeechmont State SchoolBell State School
Bellbird Park State Secondary CollegeBenarkin State SchoolBerrinba East State School
Biddeston State SchoolBiggenden State SchoolBlenheim State School
Boonah State High SchoolBoonah State SchoolBranyan Road State School
Brassall State SchoolBray Park State High SchoolBray Park State School
Bremer State High SchoolBrisbane Central State SchoolBrisbane State High School
Brookfield State SchoolBrookstead State SchoolBrowns Plains State High School
Browns Plains State SchoolBullyard State SchoolBundaberg Central State School
Bundaberg North State High SchoolBundaberg South State SchoolBundaberg Special School
Bundaberg State High SchoolBundaberg West State SchoolBundamba State School
Bundamba State Secondary CollegeBunker's Hill State SchoolBuranda State School
Burnett Heads State SchoolBurnett State CollegeBurrowes State School
Bymount East State SchoolCalamvale Community CollegeCalamvale Special School
Camira State SchoolCentenary State High SchoolChapel Hill State School
Charleville State High SchoolCharleville State SchoolChatsworth State School
Chinchilla State High SchoolClifton State High SchoolCoalstoun Lakes State School
Collingwood Park State SchoolCondamine State SchoolCooyar State School
Corinda State High SchoolCorinda State SchoolCrestmead State School
Crow's Nest State SchoolDagun State SchoolDalby State High School
Dalby State SchoolDallarnil State SchoolDarra State School
Dayboro State SchoolDeebing Heights State SchoolDrayton State School
Durack State SchoolEast Brisbane State SchoolEatons Hill State School
Emu Creek State SchoolEnoggera State SchoolEverton Park State High School
Everton Park State SchoolFernbrooke State SchoolFerny Grove State High School
Ferny Grove State SchoolFerny Hills State SchoolFig Tree Pocket State School
Flagstone State Community CollegeFlagstone State SchoolForest Lake State High School
Forest Lake State SchoolGatton State SchoolGayndah State School
Geham State SchoolGin Gin State High SchoolGin Gin State School
Glamorgan Vale State SchoolGlenala State High SchoolGlenwood State School
Gooburrum State SchoolGoodna Special SchoolGoodna State School
Goodwood State SchoolGoomeri State SchoolGowrie State School
Graceville State SchoolGrand Avenue State SchoolGrandchester State School
Grantham State SchoolGreenbank State SchoolGreenmount State School
Grovely State SchoolGunalda State SchoolGympie East State School
Gympie South State SchoolGympie Special SchoolGympie State High School
Gympie West State SchoolHarris Fields State SchoolHarrisville State School
Hatton Vale State SchoolHervey Bay State High SchoolHoward State School
Inala State SchoolIndooroopilly State High SchoolIpswich Central State School
Ipswich East State SchoolIpswich North State SchoolIpswich Special School
Ipswich State High SchoolIronside State SchoolIsis District State High School
James Nash State High SchoolJandowae Prep-10 State SchoolJimboomba State School
Jindalee State SchoolJones Hill State SchoolJunction Park State School
Kaimkillenbun State SchoolKalbar State SchoolKalkie State School
Kandanga State SchoolKawungan State SchoolKelvin Grove State College
Kenmore South State SchoolKenmore State High SchoolKenmore State School
Kepnock State High SchoolKilcoy State High SchoolKilcoy State School
Kilkivan State SchoolKingaroy State High SchoolKingaroy State School
Kingsthorpe State SchoolKingston State CollegeKingston State School
Kogan State SchoolKolan South State SchoolKulpi State School
Kumbia State SchoolLaidley District State SchoolLaidley State High School
Leichhardt State SchoolLockrose State SchoolLockyer District State High School
Logan Village State SchoolLoganholme State SchoolLoganlea State High School
Lowood State High SchoolLowood State SchoolMa Ma Creek State School
Mabel Park State High SchoolMabel Park State SchoolMarsden State High School
Marsden State SchoolMary Valley State CollegeMaryborough Central State School
Maryborough Special SchoolMaryborough State High SchoolMaryborough West State School
McDowall State SchoolMeandarra State SchoolMiddle Park State School
Miles State High SchoolMilpera State High SchoolMilton State School
Minden State SchoolMitchelton State High SchoolMoggill State School
Monkland State SchoolMonogorilby State SchoolMonto State High School
Monto State SchoolMount Alford State SchoolMount Kilcoy State School
Mount Perry State SchoolMount Samson State SchoolMount Tyson State School
Mundubbera State SchoolMungar State SchoolMurgon State High School
Murgon State SchoolMurphy's Creek State SchoolMutdapilly State School
Nanango State High SchoolNanango State SchoolNewmarket State School
Norville State SchoolOakey State High SchoolOakey State School
Oakleigh State SchoolOakwood State SchoolOxley State School
Pallara State SchoolPark Ridge State High SchoolPark Ridge State School
Petrie Terrace State SchoolPialba State SchoolPine Rivers State High School
Pittsworth State High SchoolPittsworth State SchoolProston State School
Quinalow Prep-10 State SchoolRaceview State SchoolRainbow Beach State School
Rathdowney State SchoolRedbank Plains State High SchoolRedbank Plains State School
Regents Park State SchoolRichlands East State SchoolRiverview State School
Rosedale State SchoolRosewood State High SchoolRosewood State School
Samford State SchoolSandy Strait State SchoolServiceton South State School
Sharon State SchoolSherwood State SchoolSilkstone State School
Southbrook Central State SchoolSpring Mountain State SchoolSpringfield Central State High School
Springfield Central State SchoolSpringfield Lakes State SchoolSt Bernard State School
St Helens State SchoolStrathpine State SchoolSunbury State School
Surat State SchoolTaabinga State SchoolTamborine Mountain State High School
Tamborine Mountain State SchoolTanduringie State SchoolTara Shire State College
Tarampa State SchoolTaroom State SchoolTent Hill Lower State School
Thabeban State SchoolThallon State SchoolThe Gap State High School
The Gap State SchoolTin Can Bay State SchoolTinana State School
Toogoolawah State High SchoolToogoolawah State SchoolToowong State School
Torbanlea State SchoolTorquay State SchoolUpper Brookfield State School
Urangan Point State SchoolUrangan State High SchoolWalkervale State School
Wallaville State SchoolWandoan State School P-10Warra State School
Warrill View State SchoolWaterford State SchoolWaterford West State School
Wellers Hill State SchoolWest End State SchoolWestern Suburbs State Special School
Wheatlands State SchoolWidgee State SchoolWindera State School
Withcott State SchoolWoodcrest State CollegeWoodLinks State School
Woodridge North State SchoolWoodridge State High SchoolWoodridge State School
Wooroolin State SchoolYarrabilba State SchoolYarraman State School
Yarrilee State SchoolYeronga State High SchoolYeronga State School
Yugumbir State School

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Last updated
11 December 2019