The Victorian Government is again making funds available to offset the cost of camps, sports and excursions. In 2020 eligible families can apply for $125.00 per primary school student and $225.00 per secondary school student. The funds will be paid directly to the College and will be deducted from the family’s account. The eligibility criteria is below and attached is a flyer and application form, applications close on Friday 19th June 2020.
To be eligible for the fund, a parent or legal guardian of a student attending a registered Government or non-government Victorian primary or secondary school must:
- on the first day of Term One, or;
- on the first day of Term Two;
Be an eligible beneficiary within the meaning of the State Concessions Act 2004, that is, be the holder of a Veterans Affairs Gold Card or be an eligible Centrelink Health Care Card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) holder, OR
- Be a temporary foster parent, and
- Submit an application to the school by the due date.
Parents who receive a Carer Allowance on behalf of a child, or any other benefit or allowance not income tested by Centrelink, are not eligible for the CSEF unless they also comply with one of (a) or (b) above.
Further information is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/Pages/csef.aspx?Redirect=1