Finance Report


In 2018, Brisbane Catholic Education received an income of $1,187.1 million, of which $1,018.1 million was recurrent funding. The main source of this income was Australian and Queensland Government grants for the provision of educational services.

During 2018, income included:

Australian Government Grants
State Government Grants
School fees and levies
Other income*

* such as Parents and Friends contributions, loan drawdowns and interest.


Brisbane Catholic Education’s total expenses for 2018 were $1,181.9 million, of which $1,011.7 million was recurrent funding.

During 2018, expenses included:

School direct staffing costs
Capital payments
School resourcing and educational support services
Other expenditure*

*such as administration, insurance, maintenance and utilities.

As a result, Brisbane Catholic Education achieved an operating surplus of $5.2 million in 2018.