Voluntary Contributions

In line with the Department of Education policy, SIDE has contributions and charges for K-6 students.

Please refer to the Contributions form to determine payments.

It would be appreciated if all contributions could be paid on enrolment.

Contributions are payable annually at the beginning of the school year or at the time of enrolment.


Payment Methods

Payment may be in the form of Cheque or Money Order, payable to the School of Isolated and Distance Education.

Credit Card, EFTPOS or Electronic Transfer facilities are available and details are included on the Charges form.

  Make Payment Online

Refunds Process

Contact the Business Support Officer on 9311 1423.

For more information see  Refund Guidelines.


Overseas families will be responsible for charges of mail/freight sent to SIDE. Students are encouraged to return completed work via email.

Where equipment/books/kits have been borrowed from SIDE to assist with lessons, parents/students are liable for the cost of repair for any damage to equipment/books and for the full cost of equipment/books not returned.

Personal Items (Booklist)

These items may include:

  • textbooks
  • course specific materials, e.g. calculator, dictionary, atlas
  • stationery, e.g. paperclips, stapler, paper punch, ruler, pens, pencils, writing paper, files

SIDE has engaged Campion Education to provide personal items and resources, however these can be sourced from any supplier.

Orders to Campion can be placed online by using "4GGF" as your code.

  Personal Items and Resource Ordering (All year groups)

Download booklist

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