Allowances for Boarding School Students

Federal and State Governments in Australia provide a range of allowances for boarding families to access. The attached page details all of these allowances in detail.

In summary:

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ALLOWANCES

  • Assistance for Isolated Children (AIC) Allowance
  • Additional Boarding Allowance
  • Second Home Allowance

QUEENSLAND STATE ALLOWANCES

  • Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA)
  • Remote Area Travel Allowance
  • Remote Area Allowance
  • Remote Area Disability Supplement
  • Textbook and Resource Allowance
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Drought Assistance

NEW SOUTH WALES ALLOWANCES

  • Living Away From Home Allowance (LAFHA)
  • School Drive Subsidy

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ALLOWANCES

  • Boarding Away From Home Allowance (BAHA)
  • Student Subsidised Travel Scheme and Road Travel Subsidy

SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ALLOWANCES

  • State Education Allowance (SEA)
  • Remote Travel Allowance

NORTHERN TERRITORY ALLOWANCES

  • Interstate Boarding Allowance
  • Isolated Students Education Allowance for Boarding Institutions
  • Mid Term Travel Scheme
  • Students Travel Scheme
  • Supplementary Boarding Allowance

TASMANIAN ALLOWANCES

  • The Student Accommodation Allowance (SAA)

 

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