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Student Resource Package — School Infrastructure

Building Area Allowance (Reference 32)

Funding for the building area allowance is on the basis of the school’s total building area in square metres. Total building area is sourced from the Victorian School Building Authority (VSBA) annually.

Eligibility

All campus types listed below are eligible for Building Area Allowance funding provided at campus level:

  • Day special
  • Special development school
  • Physical disability
  • Special
  • Hospital special
  • Deaf
  • Language
  • Youth training centre

Funding is calculated at the Indicative cycle only and allocated through cash funding.

Calculation

Building area square metres × Building area allowance rate

Rates 2023 ($/m2 annually)

  • $3.07/m2

Example: A special development campus with a total building area of 1,000 m2 × $3.07 = $3,007

Reference 32 of the SRP Guide, providing information on the building area allowance including funding calculations and rates

Reviewed 02 January 2023

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