Financial assistance

Financial support is available to help eligible families with school related costs.

Centrelink child care benefit

Families using outside of school hours care may be eligible to claim for this child care benefit to help with these costs.

School student transport scheme

The School Student Transport Scheme provides subsidised travel to and from school for eligible students on train, bus, ferry and light rail services during school term. It also offers subsidised travel to and from school in private vehicles in areas where there is no public transport available.

Assisted school travel program

The assisted school travel program helps eligible students with a disability to travel to and from school safely.


Abstudy funding is available to Aboriginal students upon application to Centrelink.

Use the link below to view an information brochure, or for Centrelink enquiries either use the ABSTUDY link on the above menu or call them on 132317.

Abstudy Brochure (pdf, 1579 KB)