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Part 4 : Education assistance

8.4.1 Overview

When a member is posted within Australia, they may incur extra costs to educate or accommodate their child. Education assistance helps with these costs. This Part outlines the education assistance available to members for their children.

Exception: Division 5 outlines assistance for a member's tertiary student children living away from the member's location of residence. The member does not have to be posted to be eligible for this assistance.

8.4.2 Definition

The following definition applies to this Part.

Definition
Term Definition in this Part
Compulsory tuition fees Compulsory amounts levied by the school for educating the child, including compulsory sports levies. This does not include boarding fees.

8.4.3 Contents

This Part includes the following Divisions.

Division 1 General information on education assistance

Division 2 School students at the gaining location

Division 3 Loss of scholarship

Division 4 School students not at a posting location

Division 5 Tertiary students not at member's location of residence

Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.



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