Policy instruments updates

The policy instrument updates list provides information on recent changes to the Policy and Procedure Register. This includes upcoming procedures, decommissioned policy instruments, new policy instruments and significantly reviewed policy instruments.


New policy instruments

​Policy instrument title ​Implementation date
​Establish a mandatory training requirement​ ​31/01/2020
Establishment of an Alternative Learning Program ​31/01/2020
​Student discipline​ ​23/01/2020
Restrictive practices ​23/01/2020
Cancellation of enrolment ​23/01/2020
Customer complaints management - Managing unreasonable complainant conduct ​07/01/2020
ICT asset management policy ​​18/12/2019
ICT asset management procedure ​18/12/2019
Continuing education accelerated advancement (qualifications) entitlement​ ​13/11/2019
Customer complaints management - Internal review procedure ​15/10/2019
State special school enrolment (additional requirements) procedure ​20/09/2019
Teacher housing policy ​30/08/2019
Centralised register for regulated home-based care services - User access and management procedure ​22/08/2019
Budget development and management policy ​26/07/2019
Budget development and management procedure ​26/07/2019
Safety and wellbeing of students residing at a state school operated residential boarding facility procedure ​15/07/2019
Financial internal controls policy ​01/07/2019

Upcoming policy instruments

The upcoming policy instruments list contains policy instruments for information purposes only to enable affected stakeholders to plan and prepare for implementation. These new or substantially reviewed policy instruments​ are scheduled for implementation in the coming months.
​The implementation date is clearly identified for each policy instrument on this list.
In the interim, it is important for staff and stakeholders to continue to refer to the current version published on the Policy and Procedure Register.

Policy instrument title​ ​Implementation date ​Version number Replacing ​

Significantly reviewed policy instruments

The following policy instruments have recently undergone a review process and a revised version has been published.

​Policy instrument title ​Implementation date ​Version number
State special school enrolment (additional requirements)​ ​03/07/2020 ​1.2
​Management of asbestos-containing material in department-owned facilities​​ ​22/06/2020 ​4.2
Use of mobile devices ​22/05/2020 ​2.0
Obtaining and managing student and individual consent ​01/04/2020 ​6.4
Managing employee complaints ​25/03/2020 ​3.3
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provider access to state schools( http://ppr.det.qld.gov.au/education/management/Procedure%20Attachments/NDIS-provider-access-to-state-schools/NDIS-provider-access-to-state-schools.pdf ) ​04/03/2020 ​1.1
Information sharing under the Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld)( http://ppr.det.qld.gov.au ) ​​02/03/2020 ​8.1
​Student protection​ ​02/03/2020 9.6​
Parental leave ​25/02/2020 ​4.3
Equipment management for business units ​11/02/2020 ​3.0
Equipment management for schools ​10/02/2020 ​5.0
Enterprise risk management policy ​04/02/2020 ​​2.2
Enterprise risk management procedure ​04/02/2020 ​7.2
​Refusal to enrol - Risk to safety or wellbeing​ ​23/01/2020 ​4.0
Temporary removal of student property by school staff​​ ​23/01/2020 ​3.0
Social media for school and departmental promotion ​17/01/2020 ​4.0
School excursions and international school study tours ​17/01/2020 7.4​​​
Managing student absences and enforcing enrolment and attendance at state schools​ ​10/01/2020 ​5.0
State special school enrolment (additional requirements) ​08/01/2020 ​1.1
Textbook and Resource Allowance​ (TRA) procedure ​02/01/2020 ​5.1
Student R​esource Scheme (SRS) procedure ​02/01/2020 ​4.2
Appropriate and ethical use of public resources policy ​20/12/2019 ​2.1
Purchasing and procurement procedure ​02/12/2019 ​9.0
Assistance animals and support animals at school procedure  ​25/10/2019 ​6.0
Criminal history check procedure ​23/10/2019 ​5.0
Customer complaints management policy ​15/10/2019 ​2.0
Customer complaints management framework ​15/10/2019 N/A​
Customer complaints management procedure​ ​15/10/2019 2.0​
Transfer at level procedure ​11/10/2019 ​2.2
Information sharing under the Child Protection Act 1999 (Qld) procedure ​16/09/2019 ​8.0


Decommissioned policy instruments​​​​

Policy instrument title​ ​Decommissioned date ​Replaced by
Safe, supportive and disciplined school environment 23/01/2020 Student discipline
Restrictive practices
Cancellation of enrolment​