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Am I eligible for a fee exemption?

2019 Exemptions

Students eligible to apply for fee exemptions include those, which at the time of enrolment are:

  • Enrolled in a course AQF level II and below; or
  • Enrolled in an approved, stand-alone unit used for Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) assessment; or
  • Attending secondary school or;
  • In receipt of a Centrelink benefit*


Fee exemptions are not automatic for students in receipt of a Centrelink Benefit.

Students must submit a document to prove they are in receipt of a fortnightly Centrelink Benefit* at the time of enrolment by providing one of the following documents:

  • Current Health Care Card
  • Current Payment Statement (issued within the last month)
  • Letter from Centrelink confirming a student is in receipt of a benefit
  • Current case summary issued by CDP provider confirming a student is in receipt of fortnightly payments


*Abstudy, Austudy, Parenting Payment, New Start Allowance, Youth Allowance, Disability Support Pension, Carer Allowance only.

If the document for fee exemption is not submitted at the time of enrolment, the exemption will apply from the start of the teaching period in which the document is submitted.

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