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Financial support

Our University services remain open and available during the COVID-19 outbreak, but have transitioned to phone and online. All appointments with our staff will continue as usual, however will be held by phone.

If you require financial support as a result of COVID-19, click here to find out about the University's Support Scheme.

The Student Financial Support Officer can assist with things such as creating a budget, information and options and referrals to other services.

Depending on eligibility students experiencing financial hardship may be eligible to receive the following supports:

  • emergency aid - Up to $200 per year toward the cost of living for students experiencing hardship.
  • student grants - Up to $500 per year toward the cost of bills that are due or overdue.  Bills may include water, gas, power, registration fees, car maintenance costs

Issues with Centrelink/tenancy/debt? Student Advocacy can refer you to a legal service in your area.

Tax help

The Australian Taxation Office's free Tax Help program helps people earning $60,000 or less lodge their tax return online. Tax Help is available from July to 31 October.

Students studying at partner providers

Students studying at partner provider campuses should contact student supports on their campus for financial assistance.