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
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
Representative school sport financial arrangements policy ​25/06/2019
Fleet management procedure ​15/05/2019
Replacement of school-based staff absences procedure ​27/03/2019
Managing students' health support needs at school procedure ​​22/03/2019
​​Supporting students with asthma and/or at risk of anaphylaxis at school procedure ​​22/03/2019
Early childhood education and care complaints management policy ​13/03/2019
Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services policy ​13/03/2019
Flexible work arrangements procedure ​​06/03/2019
​CCTV use in schools procedure ​01/03/2019
Assets policy​ 25/02/2019​
Expenditure policy​ ​21/02/2019
Additional resourcing packages - Unexpected staffing costs procedure ​15/02/2019
Queensland state schools staffing resourcing policy ​15/02/2019
Employee performance, professional development and recognition policy ​14/02/2019
​Teacher workforce mobility policy ​13/02/2019
Emergency call out entitlements procedure ​13/02/2019
​Flexible work arrangements policy ​01/02/2019
Diversity and inclusion policy ​01/02/2019
 

Upcoming procedures

The upcoming procedures list contains procedures for information purposes only to enable affected stakeholders to plan and prepare for implementation. These new or substantially reviewed procedures are scheduled for implementation in the coming months.
​The implementation date is clearly identified for each procedure 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 ​
Textbook and Resource Allowance (TRA) ​02/01/2020 ​5.0 ​4.3
Student Resource Scheme (SRS) ​02/01/2020 ​4.0 ​3.5
 

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
​​Animals in Queensland state schools procedure​ ​16/07/2019 ​5.1
Employee separation procedure ​10/07/2019 ​2.1
Debt management procedure ​08/07/2019 ​4.0
Loans sought by Parents and Citizens' Associations procedure ​01/07/2019 ​4.0
School recovery processes for school-purchased labour procedure 01/07/2019 ​4.1
​​Obtaining and managing student and individual consent procedure ​​​19/06/2019 ​6.3
Enterprise Risk Management Framework ​03/06/2019 ​n/a
Enterprise risk management policy ​03/06/2019 ​2.1
Enterprise risk management procedure ​03/06/2019 ​7.1
School-based apprenticeships and traineeships procedure ​27/05/2019 ​5.1
Unattach from position procedure ​27/05/2019 ​4.1
Relinquish from position procedure ​27/05/2019 ​3.1
​​Domestic travel procedure ​15/05/2019 ​2.0
​Managing risks in school curriculum activities procedure ​09/05/2019 ​6.0
Appropriate and ethical use of public resources policy ​24/04/2019 ​2.0
Catering and hospitality procedure ​24/04/2019 ​2.0
Student banking procedure ​16/04/2019 ​3.0
Employee leave procedure ​05/03/2019 ​3.0
Requests for Voluntary Financial Contributions (previously titled Voluntary Financial Contributions) ​22/02/2019 ​3.0
User charging​ (previously titled State education fees) ​22/02/2019 ​​5.0
Enrolment in state primary, secondary and special schools​ 01/02/2019 ​6.2

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Decommissioned policy instruments​

​Policy instrument title ​Decommissioned date ​Replaced by
​Teacher placements in industry procedure ​23/04/2019 ​Nil
​Relief replacement of school based non-teaching staff factsheet ​28/03/2019 Replacement of school-based staff absences procedure
​Approvals under the Education and Care Services Act 2013 procedure ​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services
Approvals under the Education and Care Services National Law procedure ​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services

​Assessment and rating under the Education and Care Services National Law procedure

​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services and Early childhood education and care complaints management
Complaints management and compliance under the Education and Care Services Act 2013 procedure ​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services and Early childhood education and care complaints management
Complaints management and monitoring compliance under the Education and Care Services National Law procedure ​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services
Internal reviews under the Education and Care Services National Law procedure ​13/03/2019 Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services
​Reviews under the Education and Care Services Act 2013 procedure ​13/03/2019 ​​Regulating for quality: The regulation of approved early childhood education and care services
​Relieving at Level and Higher Duties ​25/02/2019 ​Relieving at level and higher duties fact sheet
​Management and Supervision of School Based Itinerant Staff ​18/02/2019 Itinerant employees (state schools) FAQs
​​School cleaners emergency call out procedure ​13/02/2019 Emergency call out entitlements procedure
​Work-Life Balance procedure ​01/02/2019 Flexible work arrangements policy
 
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