Community language schools (CLS) must be covered by relevant insurances such as Public liability, Voluntary workers personal accident and Property.
CLS (funded and non-funded) using Department of Education (DoE) premises
Public liability, Voluntary workers personal accident and Property insurances are arranged and paid for by DoE. The insurance cover period is from 1 April to 31 March each year. For funded CLS the information required to arrange the insurance cover is gathered via the
online application for funding.
Non-funded CLS are required to complete the insurance information form (DOC, 416KB) and submit to
Insurance certificates of currency are provided to community language schools using DoE premises. CLS are required to provide a copy of the certificate to the state school from which they are operating their classes.
CLS must submit details of any changes to the location of classes, volunteers or property to
Conducting extra activities on DoE premises
CLS planning extra activities on DoE premises that are additional to scheduled language classes, must complete an
application for public liability insurance cover for extra activities (DOC, 358KB) and submit to
email@example.com at least 6 weeks prior to the event.
The insurer will evaluate each application on a case-by-case basis. Any additional costs are to be paid by the individual CLS.
How to make a claim
To make a claim, submit details to
You are advised to contact
WorkCover Queensland to determine your legal responsibilities for your CLS personnel.