Parents and Guardians who hold one of the following cards are eligible for Financial Secondary Assistance.
Centrelink Health Care Card
Centrelink Pensioner Concession Card
Veteran Card Blue Pensioner Concession Card
Secondary Assistance Scheme
Eligible parent’s/guardians receive a $235.00 Education Allowance per student which is deducted from their Contributions and Charges. A further $115.00 Clothing Allowance reimbursement payment is also available.
Please Note – Changes to the Secondary Assistance Scheme in 2024
Secondary Assistance Scheme (SAS) guidelines have changes, removing the requirement for the Education Program Allowance (EPA) to be applied to voluntary contributions for students in Years 7 to 10. Under the new guidelines
- the EPA should be appl;ied to education program charges for all students
- any residual allowances should be applied to voluntary contributions for Years 7 to 10 or as negotiated with the parent or caregiver for Years 11 and 12
How & When to Claim
Click the below links to access online forms:
You can email your completed form with a copy of the front and back of your eligible card.
Hard copies are also available via the college reception.
NB: Applications will be received up until the closing date of Thursday 28 March 2024.