The safety of students, teachers and community members is the department's highest priority. If parents or carers have any concerns about access to the school they can contact the principal or relevant regional office.
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Schools and parents should note that absences recorded as a result of an extreme weather event or natural disasters are not counted on a student's report card nor in the school's absence data.
More information regarding absences due to extreme weather is included in this factsheet.
If your state school is closed due to COVID-19, visit the Department of Education COVID-19 page for further information.
*This information is reliant on third-party information being provided to the Department of Education and may not be accurate.
Concerned parents should contact their principal or local education office for updated information about access to their children's school and updated classroom arrangements.
To obtain reliable, up-to-date information regarding a specific education and care service, parents are strongly encouraged to contact their service directly.
For up-to-date information about closed early childhood education and care services, visit the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) Service and temporary closure information website.
The service and temporary closure information tool displays key information about closed ECEC services in Queensland (and nationally) that are approved under the Education and Care Services National Law or Education and Care Services Act 2013 (Queensland).
Approved Providers make the decision to close and re-open their education and care service/s and are required to notify the department within 24 hours of the service closing.
Families using family day care are encouraged to contact their child's educator for details regarding closures.
For up-to-date TAFE Queensland closures visit TAFE Qld.