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Professional Learning Centre

Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ) offers quality professional learning in Brisbane at our purpose-built Professional Learning Centre. With expansive views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge from all four available rooms, the PLC offers a flexible, modern and accessible learning environment. 

The ISQ Professional Learning Centre is located on Level 5, 500 Queen Street, Brisbane CBD, only a short walk from the Independent Schools Queensland head office, and is available for external hire. 

Travel to ISQ's Professional Learning Centre

Parking: Onsite parking is not available. Public car parks are located within walking distance of the ISQ Professional Learning Centre. Limited metered parking is also available on surrounding streets.

Public transport:  Central Station is located about 10 minutes’ walk from the ISQ Professional Learning Centre, and buses run from Queen Street to Central and Fortitude Valley stations. The ferry terminal is also within walking distance.

Visit the Translink website to plan your journey using public transport.

Hire the ISQ Professional Learning Centre

The staff at ISQ’s Professional Learning Centre can tailor a package to suit your needs. Featuring four meeting spaces with stunning views of the Brisbane River and Storey Bridge, the latest AV and conferencing equipment, plus reliable speed internet.

ISQ is continuing to support member schools in a range of ways during the COVID-19 pandemic, in line with government health directives. Below are the entry requirements for face-to-face events hosted by ISQ. Please read the below information carefully and ensure to abide by all venue requirements while attending events.

Proof of Vaccination
From 24 December, the Queensland Government requires all people (aged 16 and over) under the Public Health and Social Measures link to vaccination status Direction (No. 2) participating in face-to-face events to be fully vaccinated, this includes all face-to-face events hosted by ISQ at any venue (ISQ Professional Learning Centre, member school or external venue). To gain entry to a venue you will need to supply a Queensland Health approved proof of full vaccination (or approved exemption).

Proof of vaccination or exemption is required upon entry, using one of the following:

  • a COVID-19 Digital Certificate (linked via the Check-In Qld App or otherwise presented on your phone)
  • an Immunisation History Statement which records the COVID-19 vaccination
  • a medical certificate that has been downloaded from the Australian Immunisation Register which states that you are exempted from getting a COVID-19 vaccination
  • an International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate for overseas travel.

Exemptions
Only those registered attendees who can provide proof of an approved medical exemption from the Australian Immunisation Register will be allowed to enter the venue.

Your COVID-19 Digital Certificate showing you have an exemption can also be attached to your Check-In Qld profile via your Medicare profile through My-Gov.

For more details on medical exemptions, please visit Queensland Health’s website.

A medical certificate that has not been downloaded from the Australian Immunisation Register will not be sufficient to gain entry.

Please visit the Queensland Health website for more information and assistance on proof of vaccination or exemption.

Collection of contact information
ISQ is required to collect contact information, proof of vaccination or evidence of medical contraindication from all staff, guests, and attendees upon entry to a venue. Attendees are requested to check-in using the Check-In Qld app.

Face masks
You must wear a face mask in all indoor settings except for where it's unsafe to do so. For full details and exemptions, please refer to the Public Health Face Mask Requirements Direction (No. 4).

Be COVIDSAFE
Participants should not enter the premises if:

  • they are deemed a close contact
  • had a fever, cough, sore throat, headache, distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, chills, vomiting or any cold/flu-like symptoms in the last 72 hours.

While attending professional learning or an event participant should:

  • keep a distance from other people as much as you can
  • wash your hands regularly and use hand sanitiser
  • leave immediately if you start to feel unwell
  • get tested if you develop any COVID-19 symptoms

Instructions on how to link your vaccine certificate to your Check-In Qld app, can be found here.

Queensland Chief Health Officers Public Health Directives can be found here.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the entry requirements, please contact:

Elana Heyes, Manager (Events & Facilities)
07 3228 1521 | events@isq.qld.edu.au

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