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Boarding Away from Home Allowance

An annual allowance to assist geographically isolated families with the cost of boarding/education charges for primary or secondary school age children.

How to Apply

Application forms for the Boarding Away from Home Allowance can be obtained from the Department of Education on 9264 4516 or contact the Boarding Facility/School the student is attending.   


Western Australian parents are eligible when they are receiving Assistance for Isolated Children (AIC) Boarding Allowance or the Second Home Allowance from Department of Human Services - Centrelink, and their child is attending a primary or secondary school in Western Australia.

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