You can get this if you or a child in your care is an eligible secondary student.
There are 2 types of ABSTUDY School Fees Allowance you might get.
You may get the at home rate if you or your child lives at home and meets all other requirements.
You may get the higher rate if you or your child lives away from home to study. In some cases, we might approve you for the higher rate even if you live at home.
Help with the cost of school fees for parents and guardians of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students living at home.
Helps with the cost of school fees and sending Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander secondary students to school.