girl playing in her home propertyThe student needs to demonstrate that they are geographically isolated in WA as defined by at least one of the categories below:

  • The distance between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s is 16km or more and the distance between home and *available transport service/s to the nearest appropriate government school/s is 4.5km or more, or
  • The distance between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s is 8km or more and the distance between home and *available transport service/s to the nearest appropriate government school/s is 8km or more, or
  • The travel time between home and the nearest appropriate government school/s return journey takes 3 hours or more, or
  • There is no School of the Air that provides schooling in the student's geographic area.

*Available transport service means any regularly scheduled public transport, private carrier or school service that currently provides a pick-up point within the specified distances of the student's home or would do so if requested by the family.

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