Australian State School Term Dates 2021

State School Term Dates in Australia in 2021.

Each State and Territory in Australia has a Government department responsible for setting School Term and Holiday dates. Consequently, these dates are not always the same in each State.

The 2021 schooling year begins on a date between 27th January and 3rd … Read the rest

When will International Students return to Australia.

The Coronavirus caused Australian Universities to close and many international students to be unable to come, or return, to Australia.

There has been a lot of talk recently about international students returning to Australia, but the Prime Minister has said that international students won’t return to Australia “until Australian students … Read the rest

PISA 2018-2019 Results

PISA 2018 Results released December 2019.

600,000 students from 79 countries participated in the 2018 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) testing.
This included 14,273 Australian students from 740 Australian schools.

The results of the 2018 testing were released on 3rd December 2019.

The highest performers across in PISA 2018 … Read the rest

Government Funding for Education in Australia

How Much do Governments pay for Children’s Education in Australia?.

Parents pay about 29% of the child’s education costs at a Catholic school in Australia. At other private schools the percentage is about 57%. At State schools it is only about 5%.

The Government contribution towards education costs is therefore:… Read the rest

School Fees on Temporary Visa Australia

Although some Australian States allow the children of some Temporary Resident Visa holders to attend State schools without payment of International Student Fees, some states do charge fees on this group.

NSW School Fees for Temporary Visa holders.

Summary of fees 2020-2021.

$290 Non Refundable Application Fee (Required with Read the rest

Australian State School Term Dates 2019

State School Term Dates in Australia in 2019.

Each State and Territory in Australia has a Government department responsible for setting School Term and Holiday dates. Consequently, these dates are not always the same in each State.

The 2019 schooling year begins on a date between 29th January and 6th … Read the rest

State School costs in Australia for Temporary Visa Holders

Cost for Children of Temporary Visa Holders Studying in Australian Schools.

The rules for the children attending school in Australia while on a Tourist Visa may be different for the different States in Australia, as each State has its own Education Department.
The following, based on Queensland regulations, can give … Read the rest

Students on Bridging Visas in Western Australia

Cost of Study for Students on Bridging Visas in Western Australia.

A person, in Western Australia on a Bridging Visa, is able to access education on the same enrolment conditions allowed by their previous substantive visa.

If a student was paying tuition fees on their previous substantive visa, fees must … Read the rest