The Student Assistance Scheme (STAS) Updates

The Student Assistance Scheme (otherwise known as STAS) was changed and broadened to provide assistance to more families in 2021.

If you are a current concession card holder (Centrelink Health Care Card, Low Income Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession card or a Department of Veterans’ Affairs Pensioner Concession Card) you can apply using this STAS form

You will receive a letter confirming the outcome of your application approximately 14 days after it is submitted.

If you need access to a hard copy form, please contact your school, email: or phone 1800 827 055.

Please note: if you are already receiving assistance, you do not need to apply again.