About paying school fees
School levies and fees contribute to the cost of your child's education and include:
- items your child uses during the school year, such as learning materials and stationery.
- services, such as school excursions, attending performances and school camps.
How to pay
|Online||Service Centre||Other||By post|
|BPAY||Find your nearest Service Centre||In person at the school||To the school mailing address|
What you need to pay
You need to log-on to your own internet banking, and make a BPAY payment using the biller code and payment number on your invoice.
Paying at a service centre
You must bring your invoice.
Paying at a school
You must bring your invoice (the school may be able to look up your details).
Paying by post
You must include:
- the payment slip from the invoice
- payment, either:
- a cheque or money order payable to the Department of Education, Children and Young People, or
- credit card details.
Can I pay?
Anyone can pay school fees.
Proving your identity
You do not need to prove your identity.
How much it costs
The amount to pay will be listed on the invoice.
- If you lose your invoice, contact the Department for Education, Children and Young People. The service centre can also call on your behalf.
- If your child is transferring to a new school during the school year, you need to find out from both schools what their policies are for refunds and payments of levies on transfer.
- There are a number of financial assistance schemes available to help you cover costs, including the Student Assistance Scheme (PDF, 342KB).
- If you are not eligible for the Student Assistance Scheme, but are experiencing financial hardship, talk directly to the school about payment arrangements and other financial assistance which may help.
Please visit the Department for Education, Children and Young People for more information on paying school fees.