Local Catchment Area


​​​​Brisbane State High School has a strong commitment to students from the local area.​

To be eligible for in catchment enrolment, parents or legal guardians who seek to enrol their child at the school will need to fully demonstrate that the student's principal place of residence is genuinely within the defined catchment area. Current proof of residency at the address indicated must be provided upon enrolment, as outlined in the Enrolment Management Plan.

Search for your address via the interactive Department of Education and Training EdMap.

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Information session - Local Catchment Area

On Tuesday 11 May 2021, an Enrolment Information Session was held at Brisbane State High School for parents and guardians of students enrolling in Year 7, 2022 via Local Catchment Area. ​

Click on the link to view the presentation: 2021 Enrolment Information Presentation (PDF, 6MB)

Proof of local residence

For all Local Catchment Area enrolment applications, the school requires the provision of sufficient documentary evidence to demonstrate that students seeking to enrol genuinely reside within the defined catchment. The required documentation (PDF, 220KB) will differ depending on whether you are a property owner or a lease holder.

Home/unit owner

Please refer to the Enrolment Management Plan.

Lease holder

Please refer to the Enrolment Management Plan.

Submitting your application

1. Before you apply

Before you start the application, please ensure that you have reviewed the following​ documents:​

2. Completing an application

Please ensure you follow the Application Checklist and provide all of the supporting documents required along with the enrolment paperwork.

Incomplete applications cannot be accepted.

A separate application form is required if appling for Selective Entry enrolment.

3. Submitting your application

Enrolment applications be submitted via email or post.

Enrolment application packages must include copies of the relevant supporting documentation along with a completed Prospective Student Enrolment Application Form. 

Original documents to be sighted by our Enrolment Office at a later date (to be advised).

Email | Scan and save all enrolment application paperwork in original format together with the required supporting documentation (PDF, 220KB) as a PDF file. Reduce the size of the application package to a .zip file format before emailing, if necessary.  

Email to

Mail | Post your completed enrolment application package to:

Brisbane State High School
Corner Cordelia and Glenelg Streets
South Brisbane Qld 4101

Brisbane State High School cannot accept any responsibility for documents sent by mail.

Original documents included in the application can be returned by post if the application includes a self-addressed, stamped envelope. (recommended)

Email Correspondence

Please ensure you check your Spam/ Junk / Clutter or Promotions folders in your email to ensure you are receiving all communications from the school. ​

4. Pre-enrolment interview

Pre-enrolment interviews are required for all Local Catchment Area enrolments.

Interviews will be available 9:00am and 1:00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (excluding school holidays and public holidays) and may be conducted via telephone or face-to-face.

Our Enrolment Office will be in touch to arrange a pre-enrolment interview once a completed application package has been received.​

For further information regarding Local Catchment Area enrolment, please contact the Enrolments Office.


Contact our Enrolment Office:

Submit an enrolment enquiry via our online form

Phone: +61 7 3291 4111 

Email: ​

Last reviewed 10 September 2021
Last updated 10 September 2021