"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." - Goethe

Main page content

Financial Assistance

Student Allowances

Students learning through distance education may be eligible for financial assistance.

Student Allowances 2017

Secondary Assistance Scheme

The Western Australian Department of Education provides an allowance to assist eligible families with secondary schooling costs.
To be eligible for the allowance the parent/guardian must hold a Department of Human Services (Centrelink) or Veterans’ Affairs card that represents a statement of income for the family.
The allowance consists of two components:

  • $115 Clothing Allowance paid directly to the parent/guardian or the school.
  • $235 Educational Program Allowance paid directly to the school.

Application is made by the parent or guardian for student/s enrolled in Years 7–12 studying a full time secondary course.

2017 Secondary Assistance Scheme

ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance

The Western Australian Department of Education provides an allowance to assist eligible families with secondary schooling costs.

The ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance is available to valid Department of Human Services (Centrelink) card holders, this funding supplements the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) ABSTUDY Fees Allowance payment.


Parents/Students in receipt of the ABSTUDY School Fees Allowance ($78 or $156) from the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) may apply for the ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance. ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance forms are available at Western Australian public and private schools.

2017 ABSTUDY Supplement Allowance Information

Secondary Columns

Contact SIDE

Contact SIDE

con_address 164-194 Oxford Street,
Leederville, 6007, Western Australia
con_post Postal Address: PO Box 455
LEEDERVILLE WA 6903
con_tel Tel: +61-8-9242 6300
con_fax Fax: +61-8-9242 6861
con_email E: info@side.wa.edu.au

Find us on Facebook

 

 

  • Welcome

    SIDE is Western Australia's leading K12 distance education provider. Thousands of students across Western Australia and the wider world undertake their education with specialist teachers based in Leederville, an inner suburb of Perth. Founded in 1918, the school has become a cutting-edge e-school.

    Read more ...  
  • Don't waste time with IT problems . . .

    Answers

    Do you need support with Saba Classroom, Moodle, email or sending documents to teachers?  Check out the new Guides and Helpsheets section on the SIDE Website.

    Read more ...  
  • Staying Safe Online at SIDE and Beyond

    At SIDE, we take cybersafety very seriously. In 2016, SIDE students undertook a series of online sessions on cybersafety presented by the Australian Government's Office of the Children's eSafetyCommissioner.

    Read more ...