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Student Resource Package — School Specific Programs

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This policy provides information about how funding is allocated to schools through the Student Resource Package (SRP) for school specific programs.


‘School-based funding’ is one of three categories of funding provided for by the SRP. Funding for ‘school specific programs’ is one type of school-based funding provided to schools. The other type of school-based funding is Funding for School Infrastructure.

School-based funding provides for school infrastructure and programs specific to individual schools.

The Guidance tab provides information about each of the following types of funding for school-specific programs:

Not all types of funding are available to all schools. Funding is assessed according to school and student need. The majority of items allocated are based on regional office advice.

Schools are expected to use SRP funds for the purpose for which it was allocated.

For more general information on the SRP, please refer to the Student Resource Package — Overview page.


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Department policy for schools on the allocation of SRP funds for school specific programs

Reviewed 17 January 2022

Policy last updated

17 January 2022


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