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Non-government services categories and remoteness eligibility

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Service providers in remote or very remote areas of the state will receive a subsidy to contribute to the additional staffing costs for recruiting and retaining early childhood teachers. Remoteness eligibility will be confirmed with services when they apply for funding. 

Remoteness category

Use this table to work out which category of remoteness eligibility applies to your service. The level of subsidy is linked to the Australian Bureau of Statistics SEIFA index of relative socioeconomic disadvantage (IRD) of the local government areas where the service is located.

Local government area (LGA) name

Category rating

Remoteness eligibility

Adelaide (C)

4

no

Adelaide Hills (DC)

5

no

Alexandrina (DC)

3

no

Anangu Pitjantjatjara (AC)

1

yes

Barossa (DC)

4

no

Barunga West (DC)

2

no

Berri and Barmera (DC)

1

no

Burnside (C)

5

no

Campbelltown (C)

4

no

Ceduna (DC)

2

yes

Charles Sturt (C)

3

no

Clare and Gilbert Valleys (DC)

4

no

Cleve (DC)

4

yes

Coober Pedy (DC)

1

yes

Copper Coast (DC)

1

no

Elliston (DC)

3

yes

Flinders Ranges (DC)

2

no

Franklin Harbour (DC)

3

yes

Gawler (T)

2

no

Goyder (DC)

2

no

Grant (DC)

4

no

Holdfast Bay (C)

5

no

Kangaroo Island (DC)

3

yes

Karoonda East Murray (DC)

3

no

Kimba (DC)

5

yes

Kingston (DC)

3

no

Light (RegC)

5

no

Lower Eyre Peninsula (DC)

4

yes

Loxton Waikerie (DC)

2

no

Mallala (DC)

3

no

Marion (C)

4

no

Mid Murray (DC)

1

no

Mitcham (C)

5

no

Mount Barker (DC)

5

no

Mount Gambier (C)

2

no

Mount Remarkable (DC)

3

no

Murray Bridge (RC)

1

no

Naracoorte and Lucindale (D

3

no

Northern Areas (DC)

3

no

Norwood Payneham St Peters

5

no

Onkaparinga (C)

3

no

Orroroo/Carrieton (DC)

4

no

Peterborough (DC)

1

no

Playford (C)

1

no

Port Adelaide Enfield (C)

2

no

Port Augusta (C)

1

no

Port Lincoln (C)

2

yes

Port Pirie City and Dists  

1

no

Prospect (C)

5

no

Renmark Paringa (DC)

1

no

Robe (DC)

4

no

Roxby Downs (M)

5

yes

Salisbury (C)

1

no

Southern Mallee (DC)

4

yes

Streaky Bay (DC)

4

yes

Tatiara (DC)

4

no

Tea Tree Gully (C)

5

no

The Coorong (DC)

2

no

Tumby Bay (DC)

3

yes

Unley (C)

5

no

Victor Harbor (C)

3

no

Wakefield (DC)

2

no

Walkerville (M)

5

no

Wattle Range (DC)

2

no

West Torrens (C)

4

no

Whyalla (C)

1

no

Wudinna (DC)

4

yes

Yankalilla (DC)

3

no

Yorke Peninsula (DC)

2

no

Preschool Funding Unit

Phone: 8226 0095
Email: education.preschoolfunding [at] sa.gov.au
Mail: GPO Box 1152, Adelaide SA 5001