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Queensland Homeschooling

Homeschooling Resources and Support in Queensland

Field Trips
Legal Information
Support Groups
Support Group Lists

Demographics of Australian Homeschoolers

Homeschooling Statistics Australia
Homeschooling statistics in Australia indicate that the homeschooling population is continuing to grow. Homeschooling in Australia is growing at a rapid rate. In some regions it is as we have up to a 300% increase in registered homeschool students.


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Homeschool family camps are organized by the Atherton Tablelands Support Group several times each year.

Field Trips

Arundel Park Riding for Disabled
Arundel Park Riding for Disabled Inc is a not-for-profit that operates from Monday to Saturday. We would like to offer homeschooler’s the opportunity to try their hand at Riding without any weekly commitment, during school hours. We provide opportunities for stimulating and challenging activities, in a safe and understanding environment for riders and non-riders in our exciting, all-encompassing, equestrian situation. Students improve balance, posture, coordination, mobility and flexibility, muscle development, strength, tone, and overall fitness. They gain confidence, self-esteem, and concentration through achievement and enjoyment as well as improve social skills via interaction with volunteers, staff, and peers. They learn to follow directions and make choices while developing emotionally through horse care and interaction.

Legal Information

Queensland Education Code For Homeschooling
Not intended as legal advice. Laws for your information only.

Home Education in Queensland
Home Education is a lawful alternative when considering the education of children of compulsory school age, or in the compulsory participation phase, in Queensland.

Frequently asked questions About Home Education in Queensland
What is Home Education? Do I have to register my child for home education if we live in Queensland? …more.

Contact The Home Education Unit
Phone: (07) 3513 6755 or 1800 677 176 (outside Brisbane).
Email: [email protected]

Homeschooling QLD
Find out about homeschooling Queensland including:

  • Part Time homeschooling Queensland
  • Distance education or Home Schooling in Queensland – Is there a difference?
  • How to remove your children from school to homeschool in QLD
  • Queensland Home Education Unit (HEU) requirements
  • Tips for registration by documentation
  • Writing up your report for the HEU

Legal Matters
Following a review of home education legislation in 2003, a new Act was passed by parliament in August 2006. Yet, an estimated 80% of Queensland homeschoolers still aren’t registered. Since the development of the Home Education Unit and new registration process, few families who previously did not have dispensation have decided to become legal homeschoolers.

Legal Forms for Homeschoolers

How to Register

Application for Registration for Home Education


Pretty Homeschool Planner
We have now added customisable Subject Outcome Lists to help you plan according to the Australian National Curriculum. Word Document and PDF provided.


Australian Organic Schools Website
For anyone looking for a fantastic curriculum addition to teach their child all about gardening and organics (and covering subjects like Science, Health, English etc). A review.

Brisbane School of Distance Education
It has been proven world-wide that learners and their families are demanding more individualized learning to help them discover new knowledge and skills. More families world-wide are choosing home-schooling.

Homeschool Buy, Sell, Swap – Sunshine Coast, Qld
This group has the usual selling rules as an ordinary buy, swap & sell group, but with a twist. As most of us know one another or know someone from the various groups we attend, we can avoid postage.

Redlands QLD Homeschool Resources & Curriculum Buy Swap Sell!
Bayside buy swap and sell Homeschool Resources and Curriculum, PICKUP only no postage! Keeping it Local!

Support Groups

Atherton Tablelands Home Education Network & Support
ATHENS is an inclusive, open-minded eclectic group of families. We meet from Ravenshoe through to Kuranda and surrounds with some excursions in Cairns.

Homeschooling on the Spectrum
Qld Support Group for ASD Families. Homeschool help, advice and networking for those who homeschool children on the Spectrum. We are Queensland based. Group members are people already home educating their children (of any age), or about to begin their home education journey.

North Queensland Homeschooling Group
The intention of this website is to support you on your education journey. If you want, you are now part of a growing community of people who take responsibility for their children, who encourage, inspire and enable them to bring out their best.

North Sunshine Coast Homeschoolers
This is a closed group for homeschoolers on the Coast and into the hinterland, from Coolum to Cooran. The group mainly shares resources, organises events, clubs and social meet-ups.

North Sunshine and Cooloola Coast Homeschooler Kids
This page is for all Homeschool Kids whose folks are hooked up to North Sunshine and Cooloola Coast Homeschoolers.

South East Queensland Christian Homeschoolers
A Facebook group where you can look-up our locality guide for those closest to you and organise one-on-one playmeets. It’s also a great place to share knowledge of Christian books you may have discovered at your local library, Christian concerts or seminars in SEQ, attend/post your own Christian-friendly event, class or carefully selected musical/concert or buy/sell/swap homeschooling resources

Sunshine Coast Homeschool Community
Group for anyone interested in homeschooling on the Sunshine Coast, Qld. A place to support the communication and interaction of our local community, by sharing homeschooling information and details on current events and excursions.

Townsville and North QLD Homeschoolers
It is not an official organization, there is no committee and no head of the group, we have no membership fees etc. We are homeschoolers from Townsville and surrounding areas. We welcome all types of homeschooling families.

Unschooling Queensland
A closed homeschool group for Unschoolers across Queensland. A place to help connect with other like minded families in your area, as well as to share information relating to an unschooling lifestyle and help with registration requirements in Queensland. Travelling unschooling families are very welcome to join too.

Support Group Lists

Support Groups Contacts – QLD
From the Home Education Association

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