Secondary Assistance Scheme & Abstudy

Applications Close Friday 06 April 2023

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 Services Australia (Centrelink) Pensioner Concession, Health Care 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.

Applications are made by the parent or guardian of student/s enrolled in Years 7–12 studying a full time secondary course at a Western Australian public school.

2023 SAS Application Form

2023 ABSTUDY Application Form