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8.4.19 Purpose

8.4.20 Member this Division applies to

Guidance

Example: A family is moving from Nowra to Perth. The member wishes to keep the child in the same school system. The child enrols in a boarding school in Sydney, because there are no boarding schools in Nowra.

Guidance

Examples: Is Year 11 and 12 offered? Is assessment by coursework, exams or a combination?

8.4.21 Rates of reimbursement and member contributions

Guidance

Example for Item 1: If the member received $100 from another government scheme, $100 must be reduced from the benefit.

Example for Item 2: If the member received $100 from another government scheme, $50 must be reduced from the benefit.

8.4.22 Period of reimbursement

Guidance

In the total workforce system, a member on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.

Guidance

Example: A member is posted back to the location where the child is attending school. In this case, the period of education assistance ends on whichever of these days applies.

  1. The last day of the school year.

  2. If the child is in Year 11 or 12, the day they complete secondary education.

Guidance

Example: A member is posted back to the location where the child is attending school. The member lives in. The rest of the member's family remains at the previous location. The member has not yet established a home in the child's location, therefore the child remains in boarding school.

Applying for education assistance

Guidance

Form AD302 is to be used to apply for education assistance outlined in this Division.

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