This program aims to support IBN families and legal carers with the costs associated with schooling their children.
To view a description of each program, plus benefits, exclusions/conditions and required documentation, please refer to the Community Programs Handbook.
Page numbers for individual sections are listed below.
2.1 Pre-school to Year 12 expenses
Benefits Per financial year:
• $500 per child for pre-kindy, kindy and pre-primary students
• $2,000 per child for primary school students
• $3,000 per child for high school students
See page 12 of the Handbook for more information.
2.2 Private High School Scholarships – 2022
Benefits Up to $15,000 per student/per school year to attend an Australian private school.
Up to 60 scholarships will be awarded for the 2022 school year.
See page 13 of the Handbook for more information.
2.3 Public High School Boarding and Travel
Benefits Up to $5,000 per financial year.
See page 14 of the Handbook for more information.
2.4 Post-Secondary Education – TAFE/VET and 2.5 Post-Secondary Education – University (degree and above)
Benefits Up to $10,000 per financial year.
See page 15-16 of the Handbook for more information.
Note: All Dependent Children must be registered with IBN using the Dependent Child Advice Form and only the parent or legal carer of a dependent child may apply for benefits to assist the child.