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
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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
More information regarding absences due to extreme weather is
included in this
factsheet (DOCX, 172KB).
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 (ECEC) services, visit the Australian
Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA)
Service and temporary closure information webpage.
The service and temporary closure information webpage 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