How to manage your allowance
Your options and obligations for ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
When you get the allowance you need to let us know if:
- you need to change or cancel your travel
- you miss travel we’ve booked for you
- your circumstances change.
We won't approve changes to travel we've booked under the ABSTUDY Fares Allowance unless there's a good reason.
There are penalties for students and non-student travellers who miss travel we’ve booked using ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
There are responsibilities you must meet when you get ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
There are certain responsibilities a parent or guardian must meet when you get ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
We have a range of other tools, information and services to help you manage your payment or get extra support.
Page last updated: 22 September 2020
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