Telephone +61 7 3369 5466
Absentee Hotline: +61 7 3510 6488
Boarding Reception: +61 7 3510 6438
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 4pm

Latest School News:

Upcoming School Events:

Changes to Senior Assessment and Tertiary Entrance

Date: March 27, 2017

The Queensland Government is introducing new senior curriculum and assessment for the Queensland Certificate of Education. Work is underway to

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Queensland Women’s Week 2017

Date: March 6, 2017

As a leader in educating girls and empowering them to be the best they can be, Stuartholme School is proud

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Strategies to help achieve better academic success

Date: March 3, 2017

As students enter the busy period of assessments, it is important to remember that the ULTIMATE goal of achieving excellence in

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Stuartholme extends students with University programs

Date: February 10, 2017

Stuartholme School delivers a curriculum that responds effectively to the needs of the individual student, while challenging them to achieve

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HPE curriculum inspires students

Date: February 10, 2017

‘Aspire to inspire life-long health and wellness’, this is the vision of the Stuartholme Health and Physical Education Department. Like

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Holocaust Studies Program

Date: February 10, 2017

During the Christmas holidays (2015/2016), Alexandra Cashin, Leader of Learning – Religious Education was awarded a scholarship to attend the annual

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Telephone +61 7 3369 5466
Absentee Hotline: +61 7 3510 6488
Boarding Reception: +61 7 3510 6438
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8am to 4pm

Educational allowances for Boarders

Boarders attending Stuartholme School may be eligible for various educational allowances provided by the Isolated Children Scheme, Queensland Government and New South Wales Government.

Assistance for Isolated Children (AIC)

If you live at least 16km from the nearest state school with the required year level and at least 4.5km from the nearest transport, you may be eligible for Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme. Payments are not taxed and are not income tested*.

Types of payments

  • Boarding Allowance – made up of 2 components – basic and *additional boarding allowance which is income tested. Also eligible for students aged 17 who are participating in an approved tertiary course at an Agricultural, TAFE or similar college.
  • Second Home Allowance
  • Distance Education Allowance

Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.

Youth Allowance

Financial help for people aged 16 to 24 years who are studying full-time, undertaking a full-time Australian Apprenticeship, training, looking for work or sick.
Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.

Abstudy

Helps cover costs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who are studying or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship.
Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.


 

Queensland Government Allowances

As part of the Queensland Government A Flying Start for Queensland Children initiative, the Living Away from Home Allowances Scheme (LAFHAS) was introduced to address the needs of students based on rural and remote communities.

Types of payments

  • Remote Area Tuition Allowance (RTuA) – paid direct to the School to offset school tuition fees
  • Remote Area Travel Allowance (RTrA) – paid direct to applicant
  • Remote Area Allowance (RAA) – paid direct to applicant
  • Textbook and Resource Allowance – claimed by the School on behalf of the applicant
  • Conveyance Allowance – apply via Department of Transport and Main Roads

Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.


 

New South Wales Government Allowances

The NSW Department of Education and Communities has made special arrangements to deliver educational programs to students who are isolated or whose special circumstances prevent them from attending school on a regular basis. These allowances are for students who’s home is in New South Wales but they live away from home to attend secondary school.

Types of payments

  • Rural and Distance Education Allowance (LAFHA)

Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.

  • Private Vehicle Conveyance (PVC) Subsidy

Find out more about eligibility and payment rates here.

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