Outback Experience Subsidy Information

Subsidy Program Information

Outback Queensland Excursions

Subsidy information

The subsidy is not intended to cover all costs of the planned activities or itinerary.

Funds are allocated to schools on a per-student basis, at rates corresponding to the round-trip distance travelled from the school as per the subsidy table below.
The subsidy rates (excluding GST) are as follows:

Total distance travelled (round trip)

Level 1, 500km – 999km: $55

Level 2, 1000km – 1499km: $85

Level 3, 1500km plus: $115

Level 4, 2000km plus: $150

This increase in subsidy funding for 2020 and 2021 is proudly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments through the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).

The increased amount for this subsidy is only available until 30 June 2022 and will return to a maximum of $130 per student after this date.