Approved Block Grant Authority - Australian Government


You will require this approval if you intend to operate as an authority receiving capital funding for a non-government school through the capital grants program. The capital grants program provides funding to non-government schools and associations of non-government schools for improvements to school infrastructure.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must:

  • specify each school the application is made for
  • specify the location of each school
  • specify the level of education provided at the location
  • be a fit and proper person
  • be a body corporate or body politic
  • be financially viable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Block Grant Authority - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Australian Education Act 2013 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Education Regulations 2013 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Education, Skills and Employment


Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, School Funding


Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Operating address: 50 Marcus Clarke Street
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9880
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1300 566 046
Website: Schooling (Opens in new window)