Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006 Part 6

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006 Part 6

Queensland

Education (General Provisions)

Regulation 2006

Subordinate Legislation 2006 No. 246

made under the

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006

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Preliminary

Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Definitions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Chief executive may give direction or guideline . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Management of State instructional institutions

Management of State instructional institution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Management of staff members. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Work of staff members outside period allocated for instruction . .

Teachers to perform allocated duties etc.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Charge of State instructional institution in temporary absence of principal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Property management

10 Permission to use a State educational institution’s premises . . . .

11 Agreement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Liquor not to be taken onto premises in dry places . . . . . . . . . . .

Permission for liquor to be taken onto premises in restricted areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

14 Care of property . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Student administration

Age for enrolment at a State preschool centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Age for enrolment at a primary school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Evidence of date of birth to be given . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Recording absences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Meaning of unexplained absence. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Reporting unexplained absences . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Other absences—principal may seek clarification of reasons . . .

Good behaviour of students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Homework . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Transfer note—Act, s 384(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Religious instruction

Application for approval of representative . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Approval to be produced . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Authorised religious instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Time for religious instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Students to attend religious instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Bringing and leaving sectarian publications on State school premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Students withdrawn from religious instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Register of ministers and accredited representatives. . . . . . . . . .

Selected Bible lessons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Parents and citizens associations

Formation of parents and citizens association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Name of an association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Adoption of constitution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Amendment of constitution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Membership of association. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Register of members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Election of officers of an association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Notification of officers of the association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Annual general meeting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Other meetings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Notice of meetings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Audit of association’s accounts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Subcommittees of an association. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dissolution of an association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Activities of an association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Conduct of tuckshop or other amenity by an association . . . . . . .

Minister to review decision to close amenity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dissolution of school councils

Preliminary

Purpose of pt 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Dissolution for noncompliance with a public interest direction

Minister to give a school council a show cause notice . . . . . . . . .

Minister must consider representations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Ending the show cause process without further action . . . . . . . .

Dissolution of school council . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

When chief executive may dissolve councils

Dissolution by chief executive. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Chief executive to consult and invite submissions . . . . . . . . . . . .

Minister to review decision to dissolve school council . . . . . . . . .

Student accounts

Notification of certain matters—Act, s 261(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Aggregated information—Act, s 268 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Miscellaneous

Financial data—Act, s 370(2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Report about State school student for proceedings etc. . . . . . . .

Courses for overseas students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Student vacations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Holidays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Policy about the sale of particular items at State instructional institution’s premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Distribution of particular documents at State instructional institution’s premises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Report about sexual abuse—Act, ss 365(3) and 366(3) . . . . . . .

Fee for distance education—Act, s 52(2) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Charging for specialised educational program—Act, s 55 . . . . . .

Prescribed State school or non-State school—Act, s 487(2) . . . .

Fee—Act, s 28(2)(c) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Transitional provisions

Definitions for pt 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Directions and guidelines of chief executive. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Permission to use a State educational institution . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Continuation of preschool enrolment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Application for transfer of student . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Requests for student records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Consent to attend religious instruction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Meeting to form association called before commencement . . . . .

Application for membership of an association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Notice of meeting of association given before commencement . .

Transitional provision for association whose financial year changes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Association dissolved before commencement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Closure of amenity conducted by an association . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Show cause notice for dissolution of school council. . . . . . . . . . .

Dissolution of school council by chief executive . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Courses for overseas students . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Student vacations for State schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Amendment of regulations

Consequential and other amendments of regulations . . . . . . . . .

Consequential and other amendments of regulations . . . . .

Aboriginal Communities (Justice and Land Matters) Regulation

1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Animal Care and Protection Regulation 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Child Care Regulation 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Regulation 2001

Education (Overseas Students) Regulation 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . .

Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Regulation 2002 . . . .

Environmental Protection Regulation 1998 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Evidence Regulation 1993 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Financial Administration and Audit Regulation 1995 . . . . . . . . . .

Food Production (Safety) Regulation 2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Health Regulation 1996 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Higher Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2004 . . . . . . .

Local Government (Aboriginal Lands) Regulation 2001. . . . . . . .

Police Powers and Responsibilities Regulation 2000 . . . . . . . . . .

Statutory Bodies Financial Arrangements Regulation 1997. . . . .

Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Regulation 2004 . . . . . . . .

Transport Operations (Passenger Transport) Regulation 2005 . .

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation 2003 . . .

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Schedule 2

Schedule 3

Schedule 4

Schedule 5

Schedule 6

Schedule 7

Amendments commencing on 1 January 2007 . . . . . . . . . . .

Child Care Regulation 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools) Regulation 2001

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . .

Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Regulation 2002 . . . .

Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 1997 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Amendments commencing on 1 January 2008 . . . . . . . . . . .

Child Care Regulation 2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . .

Fees for preparation of reports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Fees for specialised educational programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Prescribed State schools or non-State schools . . . . . . . . . . .

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Preliminary

This regulation may be cited as the Education (General

Provisions) Regulation 2006.

2 Commencement

(1) Section 90(2) and schedule 2 commence on 1 January 2007.

(2) Section 90(3) and schedule 3 commence on 1 January 2008.

(3) The remaining provisions commence on 30 October 2006.

3 Definitions

The dictionary in schedule 7 defines particular words used in this regulation.

4 Chief executive may give direction or guideline

(1) The chief executive may give a direction or guideline to a principal, teacher or other person about a function or power given to the principal, teacher or other person under this regulation.

(2) The principal, teacher or other person must comply with the direction or guideline.

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Management of State instructional institutions

Management of State instructional institution

(1) The principal of a State instructional institution is the person in charge of the institution.

(2) The principal must manage the institution in a way that—

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(a) ensures effective, efficient and appropriate management of public resources; and

(b) promotes a safe, supportive and productive learning environment; and

(c) supports and monitors the academic progress of all students of the institution.

(3) Without limiting subsection (1), the principal must—

(a) promote educational practices at the institution that lead to the improvement of student learning outcomes; and

(b) provide for the effective administration of matters about the students of the institution; and

(c) promote organisational and staffing structures at the institution that encourage staff members of the institution to become, and continue to be, skilled, confident and responsible; and

(d) promote continuous evaluation and improvement of the institution’s operations and delivery of services.

Management of staff members

The principal of a State instructional institution must—

(a) allocate and supervise the work of each staff member of the institution; and

(b) promptly report to the chief executive, in writing, about insubordination or suspected misconduct by a staff member of the institution; and

(c) encourage teachers of the institution to use appropriate teaching techniques.

Work of staff members outside period allocated for instruction

(1) The principal of a State instructional institution may require a staff member of the institution to work outside the period allocated for instruction on a school day if the principal considers it necessary and reasonable in the circumstances.

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(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the principal may require the staff member—

(a) to attend a staff meeting outside the period allocated for instruction on a school day; and

(b) if the staff member is a teacher or teacher aide—to supervise the activities of students of the institution.

Teachers to perform allocated duties etc.

A teacher at a State instructional institution must—

(a) perform the duties allocated to the teacher by the institution’s principal; and

(b) take an active interest in extracurricular activities at the institution; and

(c) engage in professional development activities.

Charge of State instructional institution in temporary absence of principal

If a State instructional institution’s principal is absent from the institution, one of the following persons must assume the duties and responsibilities of the principal during the principal’s absence until otherwise directed by the chief executive—

(a) a deputy principal of the institution;

(b) if the principal or the principal’s supervisor nominates another staff member of the institution—the other staff member.

Part 3 Property management

10 Permission to use a State educational institution’s premises

(1) A person may apply in writing to the chief executive for permission to use a State educational institution’s premises.

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(2) Also, if the proposed use of the premises is for a social function at which liquor is to be consumed, the application must include a request for permission to take liquor onto the premises.

(3) The chief executive must, as soon as practicable after receiving the application, give the applicant notice of—

(a) the chief executive’s decision on the application; and

(b) if the application includes a request for permission to take liquor onto the premises—the chief executive’s decision on the request.

(4) The chief executive may grant the application on reasonable conditions the chief executive considers appropriate.

(5) This section applies subject to sections 11 to 13.

(1) This section applies if—

(a) an application has been made, under section 10(1), for permission to use a State instructional institution’s premises for a social function; and

(b) the application includes a request, under section 10(2), for permission to take liquor onto the premises; and

(c) an association has been formed for the institution.

(2) The chief executive may give permission to take liquor onto the premises only if the association has agreed to—

(a) liquor being taken onto the premises for consumption during the social function; and

(b) any conditions the chief executive proposes to impose under section 10(4).

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(1) The chief executive must not give permission, under section

10(3), to take liquor onto premises if the premises are a dry place or are part of a dry place.

(2) In this section—

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dry place means a place declared under the Aboriginal

Communities (Justice and Land Matters) Act 1984, section 28 or the Community Services (Torres Strait) Act 1984, section

94 as a dry place.

13 Permission for liquor to be taken onto premises in restricted areas

(1) The chief executive may give permission, under section 10(3), for a person to take liquor onto premises in a restricted area only if—

(a) the person holds a restricted area permit authorising the person to possess liquor in the restricted area for the relevant social function; or

(b) otherwise—the permission is subject to the condition that the quantity of liquor the person may take onto the premises is not more than the prescribed quantity of liquor for the restricted area.

(2) If the person holds a restricted area permit authorising the person to possess liquor in the restricted area for the relevant social function, the permission applies—

(a) only for the times stated in the restricted area permit; and

(b) subject to any other conditions on which the restricted area permit is held by the person.

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prescribed quantity of liquor, for a restricted area, means the quantity of liquor stated in a regulation made under the Liquor

Act 1992, section 173H

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that a person may have in possession in a public place in the restricted area without a restricted area permit.

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public place see the Liquor Act 1992, section 4.

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restricted area permit means a restricted area permit granted and held under the Liquor Act 1992.

14 Care of property

(1) This section applies to the following persons—

(a) the principal, or a deputy principal or staff member, of a

State instructional institution;

(b) any person who is in control of, or responsible for managing, a State educational institution’s property.

(2) A person to whom this section applies must take reasonable steps to care for the institution’s property.

(3) In this section—

property means property that is, or forms part of, the premises or equipment of the institution.

Part 4 Student administration

15 Age for enrolment at a State preschool centre

(1) A State preschool centre’s principal may enrol a child at the centre if the child will be at least 5 years on 31 December in the proposed year of attendance at the centre.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a State preschool centre’s principal may enrol a child at the centre, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal’s supervisor is satisfied the child—

(a) had started education in another State or country that is equivalent to preschool education; and

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(b) would be disadvantaged educationally by not continuing the child’s education at a State preschool centre.

16 Age for enrolment at a primary school

(1) A primary school’s principal may enrol a child at the school if the child will be at least 6 years on 31 December in the proposed year of attendance at the school.

(2) Despite subsection (1), a primary school’s principal may enrol a child at the school, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal’s supervisor is satisfied the child would be disadvantaged educationally by not attending a primary school.

(3) This section applies subject to chapter 8 of the Act.

17 Evidence of date of birth to be given

(1) If asked by a State school’s principal, documentary evidence of the date of birth of a student of the school must be given to the principal by—

(a) if the student is a child—a parent of the child; or

(b) if the student is an adult—the student.

(2) Despite subsection (1)(a), if the student is a child, the principal may ask the student for the evidence if the principal is satisfied it would be inappropriate in the circumstances for a parent of the student to give the evidence.

Example

It may be inappropriate for a parent of the student to give the evidence if the student is living independently of his or her parents.

(3) If subsection (2) applies, the student must give the evidence to the principal.

If a student of a State school is absent from school, the school’s principal must record the absence in a way decided by the chief executive.

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(1) If a student of a State school is absent from school, the absence is an unexplained absence if the principal, or a staff member, of the school has not been informed that the student will be absent and the reason for the absence, or the reason the student is or was absent, by—

(a) if the student is a child—a parent of the student; or

(b) if the student is an adult—the student.

(2) Despite subsection (1)(a), if the student is a child, the student may inform the principal or a staff member about the absence if the principal is satisfied it would be inappropriate in the circumstances for a parent of the student to inform the principal or staff member about the absence.

Example

It may be inappropriate for a parent of the student to inform the principal or a staff member about the absence if the student is living independently of his or her parents.

20 Reporting unexplained absences

(1) This section applies if—

(a) a student of a State school is absent from school; and

(b) the absence is an unexplained absence.

(2) If the student is a child, the principal must inform a parent of the student about the absence and ask the parent the reason for the absence.

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply if the principal is satisfied it would be inappropriate in the circumstances to inform a parent of the student about the absence.

Example

It may be inappropriate to inform a parent of the student about the absence if the student is living independently of his or her parents.

(4) The principal must ask the student the reason for an unexplained absence if—

(a) the student is a child and subsection (2) does not apply; or

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(b) the student is an adult.

(5) The principal may report an absence to a relevant authority if—

(a) either—

(i) the absence is an unexplained absence; or

(ii) the absence was an unexplained absence and the principal asked the reason for the absence under subsection (2) or (4); and

(b) the principal considers it is appropriate to do so.

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relevant authority means an entity of the State to whom it is appropriate to report an unexplained absence, including a police officer and the department in which the Child

Protection Act 1999 is administered.

21 Other absences—principal may seek clarification of reasons

(1) This section applies if—

(a) a student of a State school is absent from school; and

(b) the absence is not an unexplained absence; and

(c) the principal of the school is not reasonably satisfied about the reason for the absence.

(2) If the student is a child, the principal may ask a parent of the student the reason for the absence.

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply if the principal is satisfied it would be inappropriate in the circumstances to ask a parent of the student the reason for the absence.

Example

It may be inappropriate to ask a parent of the student the reason for the student’s absence if the student is living independently of his or her parents.

(4) The principal may ask the student the reason for the absence if—

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(a) the student is a child and subsection (2) does not apply; or

(b) the student is an adult.

22 Good behaviour of students

(1) A State school’s principal must take reasonable steps to ensure the standard of behaviour of students of the school is clearly defined and monitored while the students are under the principal’s care and control.

(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the principal must ensure students of the school are effectively supervised.

23 Homework

(1) A teacher at a State school may require a student of the school to complete homework.

(2) The school’s principal may decide what is a reasonable amount of homework to be completed by a student of the school for each year of schooling offered at the school.

(3) In deciding what is a reasonable amount of homework under subsection (2), the principal must have regard to any homework policy developed by the principal under section

427(2)(f) of the Act.

24 Transfer note—Act, s 384(1)

For section 384(1) of the Act, the following types of information are prescribed—

(a) student-identifying information;

(b) custody or guardianship orders;

(c) medical details;

(d) school details;

(e) level of schooling;

(f) allocation of State education;

(g) school attendance;

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(h) educational performance;

(i) educational support;

(j) behavioural issues.

Part 5 Religious instruction

25 Application for approval of representative

An application under section 76(1) 4 of the Act for approval as an accredited representative must be in writing.

26 Approval to be produced

If asked by the principal of a State school, an accredited representative at the State school must produce an approval given to the representative under section 76(1) of the Act.

27 Authorised religious instruction

A minister of religion or an accredited representative may give only religious instruction approved by the religious denomination or religious society the minister or accredited representative represents.

28 Time for religious instruction

The principal of a State school must fix the day on which religious instruction is given each week.

29 Students to attend religious instruction

(1) The principal of a State school must not allow a student to attend religious instruction given by a minister of religion or an accredited representative other than the denomination or

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society of which the student is a member, unless the student’s parent has given written consent.

(2) However, students may attend classes arranged for students of more than 1 denomination or society by agreement of the ministers of the denominations or societies concerned.

30 Bringing and leaving sectarian publications on State school premises

(1) A person other than a minister of religion or accredited representative must not bring onto, or use on, State school premises any denominational or society publication.

(2) A minister of religion or accredited representative must not leave on State school premises any denominational or society publication used by the minister of religion or accredited representative for religious instruction.

31 Students withdrawn from religious instruction

The principal of a State school must arrange for a student who has been withdrawn from all religious instruction by the student’s parent to receive other instruction in a separate location during the period arranged for religious instruction.

32 Register of ministers and accredited representatives

The principal of a State school must keep a register of the ministers of religion or accredited representatives who attend the school and the dates and times of the ministers’ or representatives’ attendance.

33 Selected Bible lessons

The principal of a State primary or State special school may arrange a period of one-half hour a week for religious instruction in selected Bible lessons.

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Parents and citizens associations

(1) A State instructional institution’s principal may call a meeting of eligible persons to consider the formation of a parents and citizens association for the institution.

(2) If the eligible persons present at the meeting decide an association should be formed for the institution, it must be formed by the election from among the eligible persons of the following officers—

(a) a president;

(b) at least 1 vice-president;

(c) a secretary;

(d) a treasurer;

(e) any additional officers, as decided by the eligible persons present at the meeting.

(3) However, subsections (1) and (2) do not apply if an interim association has been formed for the institution.

(4) If an interim association is to be formed for the institution, it must be formed in the same way as an association, except that the meeting to consider the formation of the interim association may be called by the chief executive.

(5) An interim association is subject to this part unless a contrary intention appears.

(6) In this section—

eligible persons means persons who are under section 118 of the Act eligible to be members of a parents and citizens association formed for the institution.

35 Name of an association

An association must be known by the name the (name of State instructional institution) Parents and Citizens Association or

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the (name of proposed State instructional institution) Interim

Parents and Citizens Association.

36 Adoption of constitution

(1) The members of an association must adopt a constitution for the association as soon as practicable after the association is formed.

(2) The association’s constitution must include provisions about the following—

(a) the conduct of annual general meetings, general meetings, and special meetings, of the association;

(b) the functions of the association’s officers;

(c) the procedures about the association’s accounts.

(3) The chief executive may prepare a model constitution for associations.

(4) In adopting a constitution for an association, the members of the association must have regard to the model constitution for associations prepared under subsection (3).

(1) An association may resolve to amend its constitution by a resolution passed by a majority of its members present at an annual general meeting, or special meeting, of the association.

(2) In preparing a proposed amendment of its constitution, an association must have regard to the model constitution for associations prepared under section 36(3).

(1) A person who applies for membership of an association is taken to be a member if membership is not refused by the association within 2 months after the person applies for membership.

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reasons for the refusal within 2 months after the person applies for membership.

(3) However, membership is not refused if the person receives notice of the association’s refusal of the application, but does not receive notice of the reasons for the refusal, within 2 months after the application is made.

39 Register of members

(1) The register of members of an association must contain the following information—

(a) the name and address of each member of the association;

(b) the date each member of the association became a member;

(c) for a person who ceases to be a member of the association—the date the person ceases to be a member;

(d) any other particulars mentioned in the association’s constitution.

(2) Also, if an association has been formed for a State school, the register of members of the association must contain 1 of the following for each member of the association who is not a parent of a student attending the school—

(a) details of the member’s date of birth;

(b) a record that the member has stated the member is 18 years or more;

(c) a record by the secretary or another person responsible for making entries in the register of members that the member appears to be 18 years or more.

(3) Also, if an association has been formed for an educational institution established under section 14

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of the Act, the register of members of the association must contain one of the following for each member of the association who is not a staff member of the institution—

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(a) details of the member’s date of birth;

(b) a record that the member has stated the member is 18 years or more;

(c) a record by the secretary or another person responsible for making entries in the register of members that the member appears to be 18 years or more.

(4) In addition, the register of members of an association, other than an interim association, must contain the following information about an honorary life member of the association—

(a) the date the person was awarded honorary life membership of the association;

(b) the basis for the award.

40 Election of officers of an association

(1) At each annual general meeting of an association, members of the association at the meeting must elect officers of the association.

(2) An officer may only be elected as follows—

(a) any 2 members (the nominating members) may nominate another member (the candidate) to be an officer;

(b) the nomination may be made—

(i) at the annual general meeting; or

(ii) if the candidate can not be at the annual general meeting, by giving the secretary, before the meeting, a nomination in writing signed by the nominating members and the candidate;

(c) if there is only 1 nomination for an office—the candidate will be elected to the office if the candidate receives the votes of a majority of the members at the meeting;

(d) if there is more than one nomination for an office—the candidate who receives the most votes will be elected to the office.

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(3) A retiring officer of the association is eligible for re-election.

(4) An election to fill a casual vacancy in the office of an officer of an association may be held at a general meeting of the association.

41 Notification of officers of the association

(1) An association’s secretary must give the chief executive notice of the names and addresses of the officers of the association elected—

(a) on the formation of the association; and

(b) at each annual general meeting of the association.

(2) A notice under subsection (1) must be given as soon as practicable after the day of the election.

42 Annual general meeting

(1) The annual general meeting of an association for a year must be held within 3 months after the end of the preceding financial year of the association.

(2) A quorum for an annual general meeting of an association is—

(a) if the association’s constitution states that less than 10 association members is a quorum for an annual general meeting of the association—the stated number; or

(b) otherwise—10 association members.

(3) An association must follow the order of business stated in the association’s constitution for the conduct of an annual general meeting of the association.

(1) General meetings of an association must be held at least 3 times a semester at the times the association decides.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to an association during the year in which it is formed.

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(3) A quorum for a general meeting, or special meeting, of an association is—

(a) if the association’s constitution states that less than 7 association members is a quorum for a general meeting.

or special meeting, of the association—the stated number; or

(b) otherwise—7 association members.

(1) Notice of an annual general meeting, or special meeting, of an association must be given personally or by post to each member of the association—

(a) for an annual general meeting—at least 14 days before the day for the meeting; and

(b) for a special meeting—at least 7 days before the day for the meeting.

(2) A resolution passed at an association meeting is not invalid merely because a member of the association did not receive notice of the meeting.

45 Audit of association’s accounts

(1) An association’s accounts must be audited annually by a person under the Financial Administration and Audit

Regulation 1995, section 3.

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(2) The person must examine records of collections and payments, cashbooks, minutes of meetings and other records of the association the person considers appropriate.

(3) Also, the person must verify with financial institutions with which the association has accounts (the financial accounts) the financial balance held or owing, so as to be able to certify whether or not in the person’s opinion—

(a) the association’s financial statements are—

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(i) in agreement with the financial accounts; and

(ii) in a form that complies with the chief executive’s requirements for the keeping of accounts by an association; and

Editor’s note

The requirements may be accessed on the department’s web site on the Internet at <www.education.qld.gov.au>.

(b) the requirements mentioned in paragraph (a) have been substantially complied with; and

(c) the financial statements have been prepared to present a true and fair view of the association’s transactions for the relevant financial year, and the association’s financial position at the close of that year, on a basis consistent with the basis for preparing the association’s financial statements for the preceding financial year.

46 Subcommittees of an association

(1) An association may establish the subcommittees it considers appropriate for purposes consistent with the objectives and functions of an association.

(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the association may establish subcommittees for special purposes, including, for example, a swimming club or tuckshop.

(3) If an association establishes a subcommittee, the association must appoint particular members of the association to be the chairperson, secretary and, if funds are to be raised or spent by the subcommittee, treasurer of the subcommittee.

(4) However, the chairperson or secretary of a subcommittee established by an association may not be the subcommittee’s treasurer.

(5) An association may impose on a subcommittee established by the association the conditions the association considers appropriate.

(6) A subcommittee established by an association—

(a) may only act within the scope of the authority given to the subcommittee by the association; and

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(b) must follow any direction given by the association to the subcommittee.

(7) Any funds raised by a subcommittee established by an association are the association’s funds and under the association’s control.

47 Dissolution of an association

(1) For section 122(c)

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of the Act, an association must be dissolved if the question of dissolution is put and resolved in the affirmative on a three-fourths majority vote of its members present and entitled to vote at a special meeting called to consider the question.

(2) On the dissolution of an association formed for a State instructional institution, the following must be dealt with by the principal’s supervisor for the institution’s principal, as directed by the Minister—

(a) any property in the name of the association;

(b) the association’s funds, after payment of any expenses lawfully incurred by the association.

48 Activities of an association

If the object of an activity of an association formed for a State instructional institution is, or includes, 1 or more of the following matters, the consent of the chief executive of a department that deals with the matter must be obtained before the activity is carried out—

(a) the construction of improvements to the institution’s premises;

(b) the addition of a fixture to the institution’s premises;

(c) the purchase of furniture for the institution.

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49 Conduct of tuckshop or other amenity by an association

(1) An association formed for a State instructional institution may conduct at the institution’s premises a tuckshop or other amenity (an amenity) if the association reasonably believes the amenity is likely—

(a) to help staff members of the institution in their professional duties; or

(b) to help students of the institution in their studies.

(2) The chief executive may, by notice to an association formed for a State instructional institution, order—

(a) the closure of an amenity conducted by the association if the chief executive reasonably believes the amenity—

(i) is not helping, or is hindering, staff members of the institution in their professional duties; or

(ii) is not helping, or is hindering, students of the institution in their studies; or

(b) the immediate closure of an amenity conducted by the association if the chief executive reasonably believes—

(i) a matter mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) or (ii); and

(ii) it is necessary, in the interests of the health or safety of staff members or students of the institution, to immediately close the amenity.

(3) A notice ordering a closure of an amenity under subsection

(2)(a) must state—

(a) the day, not less than 28 days after the association receives the notice, when the amenity must be closed; and

(b) the reasons the chief executive believes a matter mentioned in subsection (2)(a)(i) or (ii); and

(c) that the association may under section 50, within 28 days after receiving the notice, ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity.

(4) A notice ordering an immediate closure of an amenity under subsection (2)(b) must state—

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(a) that the amenity must be immediately closed; and

(b) the reasons the chief executive believes a matter mentioned in subsection (2)(a)(i) or (ii); and

(c) the reasons the chief executive believes it is necessary, in the interests of the health or safety of the staff members or students of the institution, to immediately close the amenity; and

(d) that the association may under section 50, within 28 days after receiving the notice, ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity.

(5) An association must comply with an order to close an amenity.

(6) Despite subsection (5), if an association receives a notice ordering the closure of an amenity under subsection (2)(a) and asks the Minister under section 50 to review the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity, the association may continue to conduct the amenity until it receives notice of the Minister’s decision on the review.

50 Minister to review decision to close amenity

(1) This section applies if the chief executive gives an association a notice, under section 49(2), ordering the closure of an amenity conducted by the association.

(2) The association may, within 28 days after receiving the notice, ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity by giving the Minister a notice stating the grounds for the review.

(3) If the association asks under subsection (2) for a review of the chief executive’s decision, the Minister must as soon as practicable—

(a) review the decision and consider the grounds for the review; and

(b) decide to affirm or set aside the decision; and

(c) give a notice to the association stating—

(i) the Minister’s decision and the reasons for it; and

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(ii) if the Minister affirms the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity under section 49(2)(a) and the amenity has not been closed—a reasonable time (the stated time) in which the amenity must be closed.

(4) If the Minister affirms the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity under section 49(2)(a) and the amenity has not been closed, the association must close the amenity within the stated time.

Part 7 Dissolution of school councils

Division 1 Preliminary

51 Purpose of pt 7

This part prescribes circumstances in which a school council is dissolved under section 112(1)(b)

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of the Act.

Division 2 Dissolution for noncompliance with a public interest direction

52 Minister to give a school council a show cause notice

(1) This section applies if the Minister has given a school council a direction under section 116 9 of the Act (a public interest

direction) and believes the council has not complied with the direction.

(2) The Minister must give the council a notice (a show cause

notice) stating the following—

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(a) the reasons for the Minister’s belief that the council has not complied with the public interest direction;

(b) if the council does not comply with the public interest direction within a stated period (the show cause period), the council is liable to be dissolved;

(c) the council may make written representations to the

Minister within the show cause period to show—

(i) that the council has complied with the public interest direction; or

(ii) why the council should not be dissolved for not complying with the direction.

(3) The show cause period must end not less than 28 days after the show cause notice is given to the council.

53 Minister must consider representations

The Minister must consider any representations made under section 52(2)(c) as soon as practicable after receiving the representations.

54 Ending the show cause process without further action

(1) This section applies if, after considering any representations made under section 52(2)(c), the Minister is satisfied—

(a) the council has complied with the public interest direction; or

(b) the council should not be dissolved for not complying with the direction.

(2) The Minister must immediately give the council a notice stating that no further action is to be taken under the show cause notice.

55 Dissolution of school council

(1) Subsection (2) applies if, after the end of the show cause period—

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(a) there are no representations made under section

52(2)(c); or

(b) after considering any representations made under section 52(2)(c), the Minister is satisfied the council should be dissolved for not complying with the public interest direction.

(2) The Minister must give the council a notice stating that the council is dissolved.

(3) The council is dissolved from—

(a) the day the council receives the notice; or

(b) if a later day is stated in the notice—the later day.

Division 3 When chief executive may dissolve councils

56 Dissolution by chief executive

(1) Subject to section 57, a school council is dissolved if—

(a) the chief executive reasonably considers—

(i) the council is not satisfactorily fulfilling its functions; or

(ii) the school community generally supports the dissolution of the council; and

(b) the chief executive publishes a notice in the gazette stating that the council is dissolved.

(2) The council is dissolved from—

(a) the day the notice is published in the gazette; or

(b) if a later day is stated in the notice—the later day.

57 Chief executive to consult and invite submissions

(1) Before the chief executive may dissolve a school council for a

State school under section 56, the chief executive must comply with this section.

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(2) The chief executive must consult with each of the following about the proposed dissolution—

(a) the council;

(b) the school’s principal;

(c) the school’s staff members;

(d) if there is an association for the school—the association;

(e) if the school has secondary education students—the secondary education students;

(f) any other entities the chief executive considers have an interest in the council or its dissolution.

(3) The chief executive must publish in the school’s newsletter a notice—

(a) stating that the chief executive is considering dissolving the council; and

(b) stating the reasons for the proposed dissolution; and

(c) inviting members of the school community to make written representations to the chief executive about the proposed dissolution within a stated time of at least 28 days after the day the notice is published in the school’s newsletter.

(4) A member of the school community may make written representations to the chief executive about the proposed dissolution within the stated time.

(5) Before making a decision about dissolving a school council, the chief executive must have regard to the chief executive’s consultations under subsection (2), and written representations made to the chief executive under subsection

(4), about the proposed dissolution.

(6) For subsection (2), the chief executive may consult in any way the chief executive considers appropriate, including, for example, by holding a formal meeting.

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58 Minister to review decision to dissolve school council

(1) This section applies to a person (an aggrieved person) who made written representations, under section 57(4), against a proposal to dissolve a school council.

(2) If the council is dissolved under section 56, the aggrieved person may ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision that led to the dissolution.

(3) The aggrieved person must give the Minister a notice stating the grounds for the review within 28 days after notice of the council’s dissolution is published in the gazette.

(4) The Minister must as soon as practicable after receiving the notice—

(a) review the chief executive’s decision and consider the grounds for the review; and

(b) decide to affirm or set aside the chief executive’s decision; and

(c) give notice to the aggrieved person about the Minister’s decision and the reasons for it.

(5) If the Minister decides to set aside the chief executive’s decision—

(a) the Minister must, as soon as practicable after making the decision, publish a notice in the gazette stating that the decision to dissolve the council has been set aside; and

(b) the council is taken not to have been dissolved.

Part 8 Student accounts

59 Notification of certain matters—Act, s 261(2)

(1) For section 261(2)(a) of the Act, notice of the new or correct information must be given within 3 months after the provider becomes aware of the new or correct information.

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(2) For section 261(2)(b) of the Act, notice of the date the person stopped being enrolled with the provider must be given within

30 days after the provider becomes aware the person has stopped being enrolled with the provider.

(3) For section 261(2)(c) of the Act, notice of the death of the person must be given within 30 days after the provider becomes aware of the death.

60 Aggregated information—Act, s 268

(1) For section 268 of the Act, the aggregated information relating to each quarter must be given within 1 month after the end of the quarter.

(2) In this section—

quarter means a 3 month period ending on 31 March, 30 June,

30 September or 31 December.

Part 9 Miscellaneous

61 Financial data—Act, s 370(2)

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62 Report about State school student for proceedings etc.

(1) Without limiting section 425 of the Act, the chief executive may give to a person a report about a State school student only—

(a) if authorised by a court or tribunal for particular proceedings; or

(b) with the consent of the student, or if the student is a child unable to consent, with the consent of a parent of the child; or

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(c) if required or permitted by an Act or another law.

(2) Despite subsection (1)(b), the chief executive may give to a person a report about a State school student without the consent of a person mentioned in subsection (1)(b) if the chief executive is reasonably satisfied—

(a) either—

(i) the person requesting the report has a sufficient interest in the subject matter of the proposed report; or

(ii) if the person requesting the report is a professional person acting for a client of the professional person—the client has a sufficient interest in the subject matter of the proposed report; and

(b) either—

(i) the proposed report is not detrimental to the student; or

(ii) despite the proposed report being detrimental to the student, on balance, the public interest is better served by the report being given.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to the giving of a report about a

State school student in the course of the administration of the school.

(4) On giving a person a report under subsection (1)(b) or (c), the person must pay the applicable fee mentioned in schedule 4 for the preparation of the report.

(5) However, the chief executive may waive, entirely or partly, payment of the fee if the chief executive is satisfied payment of the fee would cause financial hardship to the person.

63 Courses for overseas students

(1) An overseas student or intending overseas student may apply to the chief executive for approval to enrol in an approved course offered at a State school.

(2) The application must—

(a) be made in the approved form; and

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(b) be accompanied by the fee for the course that—

(i) the chief executive considers reasonable; and

(ii) is not more than the reasonable cost of the course.

(3) The chief executive may grant the application if the chief executive is reasonably satisfied the person—

(a) is fully financially supported; and

(b) is academically qualified to be enrolled in the course; and

(c) has an adequate standard of English; and

(d) is of good health; and

(e) has adequate arrangements for accommodation, welfare and supervision.

(4) In this section—

approved course means—

(a) a course registered under the Education (Overseas

Students) Act 1996; or

(b) a course of primary or secondary education approved by the Minister for this section.

intending overseas student means a person who intends to become an overseas student.

overseas student means a person who holds a student visa issued under the Migration Act 1958 (Cwlth).

(1) The Minister must approve the days for student vacations for

State schools.

(2) The days approved by the Minister must be published in the gazette.

65 Holidays

(1) A student of a State school is not required to attend the school on the following days—

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(a) a public holiday;

(b) an appointed student holiday for the school.

(2) In this section—

appointed student holiday, for a State school, means—

(a) a day designated by the Minister as being a holiday for students of the school; or

(b) a day designated by the Minister as being a holiday for students of all State schools; or

(c) a day designated by the Minister as being a holiday for students of all State schools whose premises are located within a particular region of Queensland within which the school’s premises are located.

66 Policy about the sale of particular items at State instructional institution’s premises

(1) The chief executive may approve a policy about the sale of particular items, including, for example, food and drink, at

State instructional institutions’ premises.

(2) A State instructional institution’s principal must comply with a policy approved under subsection (1).

(3) The chief executive must keep a copy of a policy approved under subsection (1) available for inspection and permit a person—

(a) to inspect the policy without fee; and

(b) to take extracts from the policy without fee.

(4) For subsection (3)—

(a) a copy of the policy—

(i) must be kept at the head office of the department; and

(ii) may be kept at any other place the chief executive considers appropriate; and

(b) the copy kept under paragraph (a) must be available for inspection during office hours on business days for the office or place.

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(5) Also, the chief executive must keep a copy of a policy approved under subsection (1) available for supply to a person and permit a person to obtain a copy of the policy, or a part of the policy, without fee.

(6) In addition, the chief executive must keep a copy of a policy approved under subsection (1) posted on the department’s web site on the Internet.

Editor’s note

The department’s web site address on the Internet is

<www.education.qld.gov.au>.

(7) In this section—

sale includes offering for sale.

instructional institution’s premises

(1) A person must not distribute a non-education document at a

State instructional institution’s premises without the permission of the institution’s principal.

Maximum penalty—10 penalty units.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a minister of religion or accredited representative who distributes a non-education document at a State school’s premises under section 30(1).

(3) In this section—

non-education document means a document other than a document used in delivering an educational program to students of the institution.

68 Report about sexual abuse—Act, ss 365(3) and 366(3)

A report under section 365(3) or 366(3)

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(a) the name of the person giving the report (the first

person);

(b) the student’s name and sex;

(c) details of the basis for the first person becoming aware, or reasonably suspecting, that the student has been sexually abused by an employee of the school;

(d) details of the abuse or suspected abuse;

(e) any of the following information of which the first person is aware—

(i) the student’s age;

(ii) the identity of the employee who has abused, or is suspected to have abused, the student;

(iii) the identity of anyone else who may have information about the abuse or suspected abuse.

69 Fee for distance education—Act, s 52(2)

For section 52(2) 12 of the Act, the fee for the provision of distance education to a person enrolled in a program of distance education at a State school is—

(a) in 2006—$500; or

(b) in each later year—$1000.

70 Charging for specialised educational program—Act, s 55

(1) For section 55(1)

13

of the Act, the specialised educational programs mentioned in schedule 5, column 1 are prescribed.

(2) For section 55(2) of the Act, the fee prescribed for a specialised educational program is the fee mentioned in schedule 5, column 2 for the program.

12 Section 52 (Fee for distance education provided by a State school) of the Act

13 Section 55 (Charging for specialised educational program) of the Act

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71 Prescribed State school or non-State school—Act, s

487(2)

For section 487(2) 14 of the Act, definition prescribed State

school or non-State school, each school mentioned in schedule 6 is prescribed.

72 Fee—Act, s 28(2)(c)

(1) For section 28(2)(c) 15 of the Act, the fee is $23.10.

(2) However, the chief executive may waive, entirely or partly, payment of the fee if the chief executive is satisfied payment of the fee would cause financial hardship to the person liable to pay it.

Part 10 Transitional provisions

73 Definitions for pt 10

commencement means the commencement of the provision in which the term appears.

existing association see section 485(1) of the Act.

new association see section 485(2) of the Act.

repealed Act means the Education (General Provisions) Act

1989 as in force from time to time before its repeal.

repealed regulation means the Education (General

Provisions) Regulation 2000 as in force from time to time before its repeal.

14 Section 487 (Transitional provision for compulsory education) of the Act

15 Section 28 (Application for mature age student notice) of the Act

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74 Directions and guidelines of chief executive

(1) This section applies to a direction or guideline given under the repealed regulation, section 4(1), 16 and in force immediately before the commencement.

(2) To the extent the direction or guideline relates to a function or power given to the relevant principal, teacher or other person under the Act, the direction or guideline is taken to be a direction or guideline given under section 4(1).

(3) In this section—

relevant principal, teacher or other person means the principal, teacher or other person to whom the direction or guideline was given under the repealed regulation, section

4(1).

75 Permission to use a State educational institution

(1) Subsection (2) applies if an application is made under the repealed regulation, section 10, 17 but is not decided or withdrawn before the commencement.

(2) The Minister or authorised officer to whom the application was made must continue to decide the application under the repealed regulation, sections 10 to 13.

(3) For subsection (2)—

(a) the repealed regulation, sections 10 to 13 continue to apply despite their repeal; and

(b) a person who was an authorised officer under the repealed regulation immediately before the commencement is taken to continue to be an authorised officer.

(4) Permission, including any conditions, granted under the repealed regulation, section 10, that applies on or after the commencement, is taken to be permission given by the chief executive under section 10.

16 Repealed regulation, section 4 (Chief executive may give directions and guidelines)

17 Repealed regulation, section 10 (Permission to use State educational institutions)

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76 Continuation of preschool enrolment

A child enrolled at a State preschool centre for the purpose of the repealed regulation immediately before the commencement is taken to be enrolled at the centre for the purpose of this regulation.

77 Application for transfer of student

(1) This section applies if, immediately before the commencement—

(a) an application has been made under the repealed regulation, section 24(1); 18 and

(b) a transfer has not been issued under that section.

(2) The principal who received the application must comply with repealed regulation, section 24(2) despite its repeal.

78 Requests for student records

(1) Subsection (2) applies if a principal of a State school, other than a special school—

(a) received, before the commencement, a request mentioned in the repealed regulation, section 26(1); 19 and

(b) did not comply with the request before the commencement.

(2) The repealed regulation, section 26, continues to apply in relation to the request despite its repeal.

(3) Subsection (4) applies if a principal of a non-State school—

(a) received, before the commencement, a copy of records for a student who is not, or is not likely to be, enrolled at the non-State school; and

(b) did not comply with the repealed regulation, section

26(4), before the commencement.

18 Repealed regulation, section 24 (Transfer of student)

19 Repealed regulation, section 26 (Requests for student records)

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(4) The repealed regulation, section 26(4), continues to apply to the principal despite its repeal.

79 Consent to attend religious instruction

A consent given under the repealed regulation, section 31(1), 20 and in force immediately before the commencement, is taken to be a consent given under section 29(1).

80 Meeting to form association called before commencement

(1) This section applies if, before the commencement, a meeting is called but not held under the repealed regulation, section

36.

21

(2) The meeting may be held under the repealed regulation, section 36 as if this regulation had not commenced.

(3) If an association is formed at the meeting, the association is taken to have been formed under section 34.

81 Application for membership of an association

(1) This section applies if an application for membership of an existing association was—

(a) made under the repealed regulation, section 40, 22 less than 2 months before the commencement; and

(b) not refused by the association before the commencement.

(2) The application—

(a) is taken to be an application for membership of the new association made under section 38; and

(b) may be refused by the new association under that section.

20 Repealed regulation, section 31 (Students to attend religious instruction)

21 Repealed regulation, section 36 (Formation of an association)

22 Repealed regulation, section 40 (Membership of association)

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82 Notice of meeting of association given before commencement

(1) This section applies if—

(a) notice was given before the commencement under the repealed regulation, section 46, 23 of an annual general meeting or special meeting of an existing association; and

(b) the meeting has not been held before the commencement.

(2) The notice is taken to have been given under section 44.

83 Transitional provision for association whose financial year changes

(1) This section applies if, immediately before the commencement, an existing association had a financial year that was a period—

(a) starting on 1 July in a year and ending on 30 June in the next year; or

(b) starting on 1 October in a year and ending on 30

September in the next year.

Note

See the repealed Act, section 94.

(2) The first annual general meeting of the new association after the commencement must be held not later than the following day—

(a) if the existing association has not held an annual general meeting during 2006—31 March 2007;

(b) otherwise—31 March 2008.

(3) Subsection (2) applies despite section 42(1).

(4) The accounts of the new association must be audited for the first time after the commencement within 3 months after the following day—

23 Repealed regulation, section 46 (Notice of meetings)

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(a) if the accounts of the existing association have not been audited during 2006—31 December 2006;

(b) otherwise—31 December 2007.

(5) Subsection (4) applies despite section 45(1).

84 Association dissolved before commencement

(1) This section applies to an association formed under the repealed Act, and dissolved under the repealed regulation, section 49(1), 24 before the commencement.

(2) To the extent property or funds of the association have not been dealt with before the commencement under the repealed regulation, section 49(2), the section continues to apply in relation to the property or funds, despite its repeal, as if a reference to the corporation were a reference to the Minister.

(3) In this section—

corporation has the meaning given under the repealed Act.

85 Closure of amenity conducted by an association

(1) This section applies if the chief executive gave notice under the repealed regulation, section 51(2),

25

ordering the closure of an amenity conducted by a former association.

(2) If, immediately before the commencement, the former association was entitled under the repealed regulation, section

51A to ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision but had not asked, the continuing association may ask the Minister to review the chief executive’s decision under section 50.

(3) An application for review made under the repealed regulation, section 51A, but not decided immediately before the commencement—

(a) is taken to have been made under section 50; and

24 Repealed regulation, section 49 (Dissolution of an association)

25 Repealed regulation, section 51 (Conduct of school tuckshops and other amenities by an association)

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(b) must be decided by the Minister under that section.

(4) Subsection (5) applies if, before the commencement—

(a) the Minister affirmed, under the repealed regulation, section 51A, the chief executive’s decision to order the closure of the amenity; and

(b) the reasonable time stated in the Minister’s notice given under the repealed regulation, section 51A(3), to the former association had not ended.

(5) The continuing association must close the amenity within the time stated in the Minister’s notice.

(6) In this section—

continuing association, in relation to a former association, means the former association as continued in existence under section 485

26

of the Act.

former association means an association formed under the repealed Act.

86 Show cause notice for dissolution of school council

(1) This section applies if, before the commencement, the

Minister—

(a) gave a school council a show cause notice under the repealed regulation, section 53(2);

27

and

(b) did not give the council a notice under the repealed regulation, section 53B(2) or 53C(2).

28

(2) On the commencement—

(a) the show cause notice is taken to have been given under section 52(2); and

26 Section 485 (Provisions about parents and citizens associations) of the Act

27 Repealed regulation, section 53 (Minister to give a school council a show cause notice)

28 Repealed regulation, section 53B (Ending the show cause process without further action) or 53C (Dissolution of school council)

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(b) any representations made under the repealed regulation, section 53(2)(c) are taken to have been made under section 52(2)(c); and

(c) the Minister must decide whether to take further action under the show cause notice under section 54 or 55.

87 Dissolution of school council by chief executive

(1) If, immediately before the commencement, the chief executive has published a notice under the repealed regulation, section 55(3) 29 about an existing council, but has not made a decision about dissolving the council—

(a) the notice is taken to have been published under section

57(3); and

(b) the chief executive must decide under that section whether to dissolve the replacement council.

(2) If, immediately before the commencement, an aggrieved person was entitled under the repealed regulation, section 56, to ask the Minister to review a decision to dissolve an existing school council, the person may ask the Minister under section

58 to review the decision.

(3) If, before the commencement, an aggrieved person asked the

Minister under the repealed regulation, section 56, to review the decision, and the review was not completed before the commencement, the Minister must complete the review under section 58.

(4) In this section—

aggrieved person has the meaning given under the repealed regulation, section 56.

existing council means a school council established under the repealed Act and in existence immediately before the commencement.

replacement council, for an existing council, means the existing council as continued in existence under section 484 of the Act.

29 Repealed regulation, section 55 (Chief executive to consult)

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88 Courses for overseas students

(1) An application made under the repealed regulation, section

72(1), 30 and not decided or withdrawn before the commencement—

(a) is taken to be an application made under section 63; and

(b) must be decided by the chief executive under that section.

(2) Approval given under the repealed regulation, section 72, and in force immediately before the commencement, is taken to be approval given under section 63.

(3) A course that is, immediately before the commencement, an approved course for the repealed regulation, section 72 is taken to be an approved course for section 63.

89 Student vacations for State schools

(1) This section applies if a day, falling on or after the commencement, was approved under the repealed regulation, section 73(1)

31

and the approval is in effect immediately before the commencement.

(2) The day is taken to be a day for student vacations for State schools approved under section 64(1).

Part 11 Amendment of regulations

90 Consequential and other amendments of regulations

(1) Schedule 1 amends the regulations mentioned in it.

(2) Schedule 2 amends the regulations mentioned in it.

(3) Schedule 3 amends the regulations mentioned in it.

30 Repealed regulation, section 72 (Courses for overseas students)

31 Repealed regulation, section 73 (Students vacations)

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Schedule 1 Consequential and other amendments of regulations

section 90(1)

Aboriginal Communities (Justice and Land Matters)

Regulation 1998

1

2

3

4

Schedule 2, section 1, definition nominating entity, paragraph (f), ‘Education (General Provisions) Act

1989’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Schedule 2, section 4(2)(e), ‘Education (General

Provisions) Act 1989’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Schedule 9, section 4(4), ‘Education (General Provisions)

Act 1989’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Schedule 14, section 1, definition nominating entity, paragraph (g), ‘Education (General Provisions) Act

1989’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Animal Care and Protection Regulation 2002

1 Schedule 2, item 1, after paragraph (a)—

insert—

2

‘(aa) for the State, to the extent the application relates to all State schools . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

256.50’.

Schedule 2, item 1(aa) to (c)—

renumber as schedule 2, item 1(b) to (d).

Child Care Regulation 2003

1 Section 119(4), definition eligible primary teacher, paragraph (a), ‘Education (Teacher Registration) Act

1988’—

omit, insert—

Education (Queensland College of Teachers) Act 2005’.

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools)

Regulation 2001

section 114A,

4

’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, section 182,’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

1989, section 146B; 5 ’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, section 366;’.

Education (Overseas Students) Regulation 1998

omit.

omit, insert

‘(1) The person holding office as the State education officer may make an application for registration as a provider.

‘(1A) Also, any of the following persons may make an application for registration as a provider if the person intends to provide, arrange or promote a course conducted by the person to an overseas student—

(a) the person holding the office of the director of an institute of TAFE;

(b) the director of the agricultural college;

(c) a university established by an Act, or the university company within the meaning of the Bond University Act

1987.’.

3 Section ‘Also,’—

omit, insert—

‘Further,’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

insert—

‘(4) In this section—

State education officer means the officer of the department administering the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 whose function it is to provide courses conducted at, or by means of, State instructional institutions to overseas students.

State instructional institution see the Education (General

Provisions) Act 2006, schedule 4.’.

Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Regulation

2002

1 Schedule 2, definition December student vacation,

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2000, section

73.’—

omit, insert—

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006, section 64.’.

Environmental Protection Regulation 1998

1 Section 6D, definition educational institution, paragraph

(a)—

omit, insert

‘(a) a State educational institution within the meaning of the

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, schedule 4; or’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Evidence Regulation 1993

1 Section 3(r), ‘Education (General Provisions) Act 1989’

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Financial Administration and Audit Regulation 1995

1

2

Section 3(3), ‘Education (General Provisions) Act 1989’

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Section 3(4), definition parents and citizens association,

Education (General Provisions) Act 1989’

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Food Production (Safety) Regulation 2002

1 Section 27A(2), definition school, ‘Education (General

Provisions) Act 1989’

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Health Regulation 1996

1 Section 204, first dot point, ‘Education (General

Provisions) Act 1989, section 2(1)’—

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, schedule 4’.

Higher Education (General Provisions) Regulation

2004

1 Section 12(3), definition distance education, ‘Education

(General Provisions) Act 1989, section 2(1).

1

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, schedule 4.’.

Local Government (Aboriginal Lands) Regulation 2001

1 Schedules 1 and 2, column 3, ‘The Minister administering the Education (General Provisions) Act 1989’—

omit, insert—

‘ The Minister administering the

Education (General Provisions)

Act 2006’.

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Police Powers and Responsibilities Regulation 2000

1 Schedule 6, entry for Education (General Provisions) Act

1989

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006’.

Statutory Bodies Financial Arrangements Regulation

1997

1

2

Schedule 1A, first entry for Education (General

Provisions) Act 1989

omit.

Schedule 1A, second entry for Education (General

Provisions) Act 1989

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions)

Act 2006

parents and citizens associations’.

3 Schedule 2, entry for Education (General Provisions) Act

1989

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions)

Act 2006

parents and citizens associations’.

4

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Schedule 4, entry for Education (General Provisions) Act

1989

omit.

Transport Operations (Marine Safety) Regulation 2004

insert—

school means a State school or non-State school, as defined under the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006.

special school means a school providing only special education as defined under the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006.’.

omit, insert

educational program includes a program under arrangements approved under the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, section 182 or 183.’.

omit, insert

primary school means a school, other than a special school, providing primary education as defined under the Education

(General Provisions) Act 2006.’.

omit, insert

secondary school means a school, other than a special school, providing secondary education as defined under the Education

(General Provisions) Act 2006.’.

5

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Schedule 15, definition training provider, paragraph (a), from ‘under’ to ‘1989’—

omit.

Transport Operations (Passenger Transport)

Regulation 2005

1 Schedule 11, definition school students, paragraph (a),

Education (General Provisions) Act 1989, section 2(1)

omit, insert

Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, schedule 4’.

Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Regulation

2003

1 Section 25(1), definition corporation

omit.

3

insert—

chief executive (education) means the chief executive of the department in which the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006 is administered.’.

Section 25(2), ‘corporation’—

omit, insert

‘chief executive (education)’.

4

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Schedule 1 (continued)

Section 25(3)(d) ‘the corporation’—

omit, insert

‘the chief executive (education)’.

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Schedule 2 Amendments commencing on

1 January 2007

section 90(2)

Child Care Regulation 2003

1 Section 5, example, ‘Section 30(5)’—

omit, insert—

‘Section 30(3)’.

2 Section 30(2) to (4)—

omit, insert—

‘(2) There must be at least 1 carer for each 15 children.’.

3 Section 30(5) and (6)—

renumber as section 30(3) and (4).

omit, insert—

‘(2) For section 30, the number of children in care is taken to be reduced by—

(a) if emergency care is being provided to 2 or more children in the same family—that number of children; or

(b) otherwise—1.’.

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Schedule 2 (continued)

Education (Accreditation of Non-State Schools)

Regulation 2001

1 Section

Queensland standards of

learning, paragraph (a), ‘preschool guideline’—

omit, insert

‘preparatory guideline’.

omit, insert

‘(2) Without limiting subsection (1), a school must comply with relevant legislation about the employment of persons as teachers, including the Education (Queensland College of

Teachers) Act 2005.’.

4

omit.

Section 16(b) to (d)—

renumber as section 16(a) to (c).

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006

1

‘15

Sections 15 and 16—

omit, insert

Age for enrolment in the preparatory year

‘(1) A State school’s, or non-State school’s, principal may only enrol a child in the preparatory year at the school if the child will be at least 5 years and 6 months on 31 December in the proposed year of attendance at the school.

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Schedule 2 (continued)

Example

A child who turns 5 on or before 30 June in a year will be at least 5 years and 6 months on 31 December in that year.

‘(2) Despite subsection (1), a State school’s principal may enrol a child in the preparatory year at the school, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal’s supervisor is satisfied the child—

(a) had started education in another State or country that is equivalent to the preparatory year; and

(b) is ready for education in the preparatory year, having regard to the child’s attributes.

‘(3) Also, despite subsection (1), a non-State school’s principal may enrol a child in the preparatory year at the school, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal is satisfied the child—

(a) had started education in another State or country that is equivalent to the preparatory year; and

(b) is ready for education in the preparatory year, having regard to the child’s attributes.

‘(4) Subsections (1) and (2) apply subject to chapter 8 of the Act.

‘(5) In this section—

attributes, of a child, means the child’s—

(a) aptitude and ability; and

(b) social and emotional competence; and

(c) physical development.

‘16 Age for enrolment in years 1 to 7

‘(1) A State school’s, or non-State school’s, principal may only enrol a child in a year of schooling from years 1 to 7 at the school if the child will be at least 6 years on 31 December in the proposed year of attendance at the school.

‘(2) Despite subsection (1), a State school’s principal may enrol a child in a year of schooling from years 1 to 7 at the school, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal’s supervisor is

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Schedule 2 (continued) satisfied the child is ready to be enrolled in the year of schooling, having regard to the child’s attributes.

‘(3) Also, despite subsection (1), a non-State school’s principal may enrol a child in a year of schooling from years 1 to 7 at the school, regardless of the child’s age, if the principal is satisfied the child is ready to be enrolled in the year of schooling, having regard to the child’s attributes.

‘(4) Subsections (1) and (2) apply subject to chapter 8 of the Act.

‘(5) In this section—

attributes, of a child, means the child’s—

(a) aptitude and ability; and

(b) social and emotional competence; and

(c) physical development; and

(d) level of knowledge and understanding.’.

3

4

5

omit.

Schedule 4, item 1, ‘87.00’—

omit, insert—

‘90.50’.

Schedule 4, item 2, ‘116.50’—

omit, insert—

‘121.50’.

Schedule 4, item 3, ‘174.00’—

omit, insert—

‘181.00’.

6

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Schedule 6—

omit.

Schedule 2 (continued)

Education (Queensland Studies Authority) Regulation

2002

1 Part 1A, heading, ‘preschool’—

omit, insert—

preparatory’.

omit, insert—

‘preparatory guideline’.

4

omit, insert—

‘preparatory’.

Section 70A(1), ‘preschool’—

omit, insert—

‘preparatory’.

6

omit, insert—

‘preparatory’.

Schedule 1, item 15, ‘preschool guideline’—

omit, insert—

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Schedule 2 (continued)

‘preparatory guideline’.

agreed extended day, application day, decision day,

educational criteria, evaluation, procedural requirement,

registered nominee, show cause notice, show cause

period and social responsibility criteria, ‘preschool’—

omit, insert—

‘preparatory’.

Workplace Health and Safety Regulation 1997

1 Schedule 8E, part 3, section A1.1, definition early

childhood centre, ‘preschool,’—

omit.

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Schedule 3 Amendments commencing on

1 January 2008

section 90(3)

Child Care Regulation 2003

1 Schedule 4, definition school age, after ‘6 years’—

insert

‘and 6 months’.

Education (General Provisions) Regulation 2006

omit, insert

‘(1) A State school’s, or non-State school’s, principal may only enrol a child in a year of schooling from years 1 to 7 at the school if the child will be at least 6 years and 6 months on 31

December in the proposed year of attendance at the school.

Example

A child who turns 6 on or before 30 June in a year will be at least 6 years and 6 months on 31 December in that year.’.

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Schedule 4 Fees for preparation of reports

section 62(4)

1 For a report of 1000 words or less . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2 For a report of more than 1000 words but less than 2000 words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3 For a report of 2000 words or more. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

$

87.00

116.50

174.00

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Schedule 5 Fees for specialised educational programs

section 70

Column 1

Specialised educational program

The program developed by the department known as the

International Baccalaureate Diploma in Education

Queensland Schools Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The program developed by the department known as the

Queensland Academies Program. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Column 2

Fee for a year

$

1542.00

1528.00

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Schedule 6 Prescribed State schools or non-State schools

section 71

Part 1 State Schools

Allenstown State School

Andergrove State School

Arundel State School

Ashwell State School

Atherton State School

Badu Island State School

Ballandean State School

Blackall State School

Bohlevale State School

Bundaberg South State School

Bwgcolman Community School

Caboolture East State School

Cairns West State School

Camp Hill State Infants School

Caningeraba State School

Capalaba State School

Cawarral State School

Charleville School of Distance Education

Charlton State School

Chinchilla State School

Clermont State School

Clontarf Beach State School

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Schedule 6 (continued)

Coorparoo State School

Doomadgee State School

Edge Hill State School

Eight Mile Plains State School

Fairview Heights State School

Forest Lake State School

Forest Ridge State School

Gayndah State School

Geebung State School

Golden Beach State School

Goodna State School

Goovigen State School

Gympie South State School

Happy Valley State School

Helensvale State School

Highfields State School

Hilder Road State School

Inala State School

Indooroopilly State School

Jambin State School

Kelvin Grove State College

Kimberley Park State School

Kuluin State School

Labrador State School

Leichhardt State School

Longreach School of Distance Education

MacGregor State School

Maleny State School

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Schedule 6 (continued)

Mareeba State School

Marsden State School

Maryborough Central State School

Meridan State College

Mirani State School

Mitchelton State School

Montville State School

Mount Murchison State School

Mount Warren Park State School

Mt Isa School of Distance Education

Mudgeeraba Creek State School

Murray River Upper State School

Newmarket State School

Norville State School

Pialba State School

Proserpine State School

Prospect Creek State School

Rasmussen State School

Regents Park State School

Richlands East State School

Richmond Hill State School

Robina State School

Rockhampton North Special School

Seven Hills State School

Silkstone State School

Stafford State School

Stanthorpe State School

St George State School

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Stretton State College

Taabinga State School

Tamrookum State School

Tannum Sands State School

Tewantin State School

Thangool State School

Thornlands State School

Thursday Island State School

Tullawong State School

Ubobo State School

Vienna Woods State School

Watson Road State School

West End State School

Westmar State School

Whitfield State School

Wondall Heights State School

Woodridge North State School

Woorabinda State School

Wowan State School

Wyandra State School

Wyreema State School

Part 2 Non-State schools

Aboriginal & Islander Independent Community School

Assisi Catholic College (Coomera)

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Bundaberg Christian College

Caloundra Christian College

Concordia Primary School (Toowoomba)

Darra-Jindalee Catholic School

Good Shepherd Lutheran College (Noosa)

Ipswich Girls’ Grammar School

Islamic School of Brisbane

Our Lady of Lourdes School (Ingham)

Rockhampton Grammar School

St Anthony’s (North Rockhampton)

St Anthony’s Primary School (Deeragun)

St Columba’s School (Dalby)

St James Primary School (Coorparoo)

St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School (Gladstone)

St Joseph’s Tobruk Memorial School (Beenleigh)

St Mary’s Primary School (Taroom)

St Michael’s School (Palm Island)

St Patrick’s School (Emerald)

St Rita’s School (Babinda)

St Saviour’s Primary School (Toowoomba)

St Thomas’ School (Mareeba)

St Williams Primary School (Grovely)

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section 3

accredited representative means a representative of a religious denomination or religious society who has been approved by the Minister under section 76(1)

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of the Act to give religious instruction.

amenity see section 49(1).

commencement, for part 10, see section 73.

existing association, for part 10, see section 73.

new association, for part 10, see section 73.

public interest direction see section 52(1).

repealed Act, for part 10, see section 73.

repealed regulation, for part 10, see section 73.

show cause notice, for part 7, division 2, see section 52(2).

show cause period, for part 7, division 2, see section 52(2)(b).

unexplained absence see section 19(1).

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ENDNOTES

Made by the Governor in Council on 5 October 2006.

Notified in the gazette on 6 October 2006.

Laid before the Legislative Assembly on . . .

The administering agency is the Department of Education, Training and the

Arts.

© State of Queensland 2006

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