FNQ Region

Our partners

Partnership is a key to success in life 

We work with a range of organisations to improve outcomes for our students, employers, trainees, apprentices and early childcare centres

AFL Cape York House

AFL Cape York House"AFL Cape York House offers students from remote Indigenous communities in Cape York, the Gulf and Torres Strait a safe and secure ‘home away from home’ living experience while pursuing success in schooling, cultural endeavours, work experience, training and sports. Students attend partner schools and colleges  in Cairns and have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of school and out-of-school experiences.

"The facility can cater for up to 48 secondary school aged students in modern and comfortable surroundings close to the centre of Cairns." - Richard Stewart, General Manager, AFL Cape York House


Tropical North Queensland TAFE

TNQ TAFEForming partnerships with education, industry and community groups is central to realising Tropical North Queensland TAFE's vision - excelling in delivering quality learning, skilling and work opportunities which enhance the social and economic capacity of our region and communities. Think TAFE for training.




Queensland Police Service

Queensland PoliceThe Queensland Police Service (QPS) have long worked closely with the Department of Education, Training and Employment both operationally and for strategic planning for disaster management and other ongoing projects and operations. Some of our joint initiatives include the Safer Streets Projects, Neighbourhood Watch, Disaster Management and other general security issues. Crime prevention officers co-ordinate ‘Adopt-a-Cop’ at 62 FNQ schools. The program provides safety and security presentations on a regular basis as well as other procedural issues such as school lockdown procedures.


Northern Pride Rugby League Club

Northern PrideThe Northern Pride Rugby League Club is thrilled to have partnered with the Department of Education, Training and Employment to deliver this innovative and aspirational curriculum program in Far North Queensland. Sport is a strong tool that can be utilised by educators to promote better engagement with students and this partnership has impressive early data pointing to improved attendance, behaviour and academic results of students. The Northern Pride will continue to work with DETE into the future to develop and promote programs which provide strong outcomes for communities.

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Department of Education and Training Far North Queensland

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