ABSTUDY Relocation Allowance
Help for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with the costs of relocating for masters or doctorate study.
ABSTUDY Relocation Allowance can help you with the costs of any of the following:
- removalist companies
- truck hire
- transport costs including fuel
- fares for you and your partner and dependent children to travel.
Fares could be for any form of public transport, including air travel, depending on the travel you need to do.
It isn’t to help you with the costs of setting up a new house, such as rental bond.
To get ABSTUDY Relocation Allowance you need to be relocating for masters or doctorate study. You must also be getting certain ABSTUDY payments from us.
There are 2 ways to claim ABSTUDY Relocation Allowance. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 20 November 2020
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