This is a payment for parents and guardians of either:
- high school students aged 15 or younger
- primary school students aged 14 or older as of 1 January in the year of study.
Some students who live at home may be eligible for the School Fees Allowance higher rate instead. This is only in special circumstances.
We pay ABSTUDY School Fees Allowance at home rate to parents and guardians of students who meet certain requirements.
The amount of ABSTUDY School Fees Allowance at home rate we pay depends on the student’s age.
Complete the following steps to claim ABSTUDY School Fees Allowance at home rate for your child. Before you start, check if they can get it.