Tertiary Access Payment

A payment to help students with the cost of moving from outer regional or remote areas for tertiary study.

The Tertiary Access Payment is a payment of $5,000 paid in 2 instalments. It’s to help eligible students with the cost of moving to study. This is for study after you’ve finished year 12 or equivalent.

To get Tertiary Access Payment you need to meet some rules. These include:

  • moving from an outer regional or remote area for tertiary study
  • starting tertiary study directly after finishing year 12 or equivalent.

To find out the full conditions, read who can get it.

Page last updated: 16 November 2020