Terms and conditions for QGrants applications


​​​​​​Early years services


By selecting the declaration checkbox in the QGrants portal you are acknowledging a formal undertaking to the Department of Education (the department) and understand that an organisation successful in obtaining funding to deliver an early years service is required to:

  • adhere at all times to the requirements and conditions detailed in the service agreement
  • maintain the status of all services as approved.

I declare that:

  • I am authorised by the organisation to submit this application.

The information provided in the application is accurate and the department will be notified of any changes to any information provided as part of the application within 7 business days.

Privacy statement

Our commitment to privacy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and collect, store, use, and disclose personal information responsibly and transparently when we deliver government services and conduct government business.

We understand that visitors and users of our website are concerned about their privacy and the confidentiality and security of information that is provided to us.

The department manages personal information in accordance with the Information Privacy Principles described in the Information Priv​acy Act 2009 (PDF, 851KB).

Privacy guide

The Information Privacy Act 2009 contains 11 Information Privacy Principles (IPPs) which apply to the department. IPP5 places an obligation on agencies to take reasonable steps to ensure that people are aware of the types of personal information collected and held by an agency, why that information is held, what it is used for, and how an individual can access their personal information.

Information collected on this website

Aggregated data from this collection may be used to inform planning and program development and to track performance across the sector.

When you visit this website, our web measurement tool and Internet Service Providers record anonymous information for statistical purposes only, including:

  • the type of browser, computer platform and screen resolution you are using
  • your traffic patterns through our site such as: 
    • the date and time of your visit to the site
    • the pages you accessed and documents downloaded
    • the previous page you visited prior to accessing our site
    • the internet address of the server accessing our site.

Our web measurement software uses cookies when collecting this information.

No attempt is or will be made to identify you or to use or disclose your personal information except where required under a law, for example, a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect our service providers' logs.

Links to third party sites

This website contains links to third party sites, both government and non-government. The department is not responsible for the privacy or security practices or content of such websites.

How we handle email and feedback information

This is a Queensland Government website. Email correspondence sent to this site will be treated as a public record and will be retained as required by the Public Records Act 2002 and other relevant regulations.

Your name and address details will not be added to a mailing list and we will not disclose these details to third parties without your consent unless required by law. Website support staff may monitor email messages for system troubleshooting and maintenance purposes.

Access to your personal information

Individuals have the right to access the personal information that the department holds about them.

Please contact Manager, Right to Information and Information Privacy at if you have a concern or complaint about the way your personal information has been collected, used, stored or disclosed.

You may also request to change the personal information about you. We will take reasonable steps to correct any information that is inaccurate, incomplete, out-of-date or misleading. Amendments are made by adding a notation to the document.

We may refuse your request to access or amend your personal information but you will be provided with a reason for our decision and in the case of an amendment, we will place a note with your personal information indicating that you have disputed its accuracy.

The Queensland Government, operating through the department supports and encourages the dissemination and exchange of information. However, copyright protects material on this website and apart from any use permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, and the permissions explicitly granted below, all other rights are reserved.

Where the department labels material with a Creative Commons Licence, then that material is published and may be used, subject to the relevant licence.

Where the material has not been licensed under the Creative Commons Licence, the department has no objection to material on this website being used for personal use, educational use or use within an organisation for non-commercial purposes only, provided that [the material remains unaltered and] the department is recognised as author of the material in the following manner:

  • State of Queensland, (Department of Education) (Year of publication)

However, the above paragraph does not apply to:

  • the Government Coat of Arms or Government logos
  • trademarks
  • intellectual property (including copyright) owned by third parties
  • photographs.

View the disclaimer for further information on the use of the department's website and the material it contains.

For enquiries concerning reproduction, rights or re-use of information in the department's products and services, please complete the request form ​or apply in writing.

Your request will be forwarded to the appropriate business area of the department.


The materials presented on this web site are distributed by the State of Queensland acting through the department as an information source only and is subject to change without notice. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy, currency and reliability of information, users are responsible for making their own assessment of the information within the site, and for verifying relevant representations, statements and information.

The department disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information being inaccurate or incomplete in any way, and for any reason.

Computer viruses

The department makes no warranties that the information on this website is free of computer viruses or other contamination. Users are responsible for ensuring information from this website or any linked website is free of viruses or other contamination.

Links to third party sites

Links to third party sites are inserted for convenience. The department makes no representation or warranty regarding the content of these sites, and no responsibility is taken for the consequences of viewing and relying on this content. Third party sites should not be seen as endorsed by the department.

Recipient created tax invoice agreement

Where the applicant has identified that they are registered for GST, agreement is made between the department - 'recipient' - and your organisation (as appears on the Australian Business Register) - 'supplier'. The parties agree that for the purposes of GST the supplies in this agreement relate to early childhood education and care grants and are taxable supplies (GST applies).

The recipient agrees that it can issue recipient created tax invoices (RCTI) for the supplies covered in this agreement. The supplier will not issue tax invoices for these supplies. The supplier acknowledges that it is registered for GST when entering into this agreement and that it will notify the recipient if it ceases to be registered or if it ceases to satisfy any of the requirements under the GST legislation.

The recipient acknowledges that it is registered for GST when it enters into the agreement and that it will notify the supplier if it ceases to be registered or if it ceases to satisfy any of the requirements under the GST legislation.

The parties agree that this agreement will continue until one or both parties terminate it or where any of the requirements under the GST legislation is no longer met.

The recipient agrees that it will not issue an RCTI for the supplies on or after the date when the recipient or the supplier has failed to comply with any of the requirements of the GST legislation and relevant public rulings issued by the Australian Taxation Office (e.g. GSTR2000/10).

Last updated 28 August 2023