Department of Education Media Release
Deputy Secretary, Department of Education
Friday, 24 May 2013
Mr Finch, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Education said the 2012-13 budget had an allocation of $3.5 million over 2 years for the School Transition Fund.
“In his statement on 20 May, Minister McKim allocated $900,000 for the Future Provisions of Years 11 and 12 in regional Tasmania.
“As part of this $600,000 was made available from the School Transition Fund for schools to develop years 11 and 12 facilities and infrastructure,” he said.
Consequently the revised allocation for the School Transition Fund is $2.9 million as shown in Table 3.6 in education chapter in budget papers.