Financial support is available to help eligible families with school related costs.
There are some costs associated with going to school that you may find it helpful to plan schooling costs and budget for such as:
- School books and equipment
- Extra-curricular activities.
- Voluntary school contribution – annual contribution to enhance our educational
- Subject contributions – covers the costs of materials used by your child in elective subjects that go beyond the minimum requirements of the curriculum. Individual arrangements can be made confidentially if you cannot pay these costs.
Education tax refund
If you are eligible for the education tax refund you could claim up to 50% back on your child's education expenses.
School student transport scheme
The school student transport scheme provides subsidised travel to and from school for eligible students on rail, bus, ferry and long distance coach services. A subsidy is also available for transport to and from a public transport pick up point in private vehicles, in areas where there is no public transport.
Assisted school travel program
The assisted school travel program helps eligible students with a disability to travel to and from school safely.