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Students from isolated zones

Student identification

Identification of the number of students from isolated areas of the State attending each non State school is required to assist with the allocation of the needs component of recurrent assistance. Student isolation is based on the student’s home address when not attending school.

Home address means the residential address where the student would normally live with a parent/guardian when not attending school.

Students whose home address is in Area 1 or Area 2 of the following map should be included in this section of the Census form. Treat all of Balonne Shire and Palm Island as Area 2 for the purposes of the Census.

Map of student isolation areas

Map of student isolation areas

Postcode ranges

The following table provides postcode ranges for local government authorities in Student Isolation Areas 1 and 2.

This table assists schools to identify whether any students enrolled at their school fall into this category.

Local government authority

Postcode range

Aurukun

4871*

Balonne

4486–4488, 4497*

Barcaldine

4725, 4730, 4732, 4726, 4724

Barcoo

4730, 4736, 4881

Blackall-Tambo

4702*, 4472, 4478

Boulia

4829

Bulloo

4492–4493

Burke

4830

Carpentaria

4871*, 4890–4891

Cloncurry

4824, 4825

Cook

4871*, 4874, 4895

Croydon

4871*

Diamantina

4829, 4482

Etheridge

4871*

Longreach

4730, 4727, 4731

Maranoa

4462, 4465, 4467

McKinlay

4816*, 4823–4824

Mornington

4871*

Mount Isa City

4825, 4828

Murweh

4455*, 4468, 4470, 4477, 4479

Paroo

4471, 4489–4491

Quilpie

4474–4475, 4480

Richmond

4816*, 4822

Tablelands

4871*, 4872*, 4880

Torres

4875–4876

Winton

4733, 4735

The postcodes marked with an asterisk (*) are common to more than one local government authority, some of which are not in the designated Student Isolation Areas. Care should be taken to ensure that the student’s normal residential address when he/she is not attending school is within the local government authority that falls within Student Isolation Areas 1 or 2.

The Local government directory provides links to local government authority websites.

If further clarification of eligibility is required, contact the Board Secretariat.

Students to be excluded

Vodcast

Click on the link to watch a short vodcast explaining the requirements concerning students from isolated zones.

Last updated 8 March, 2018

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