Education Entry Payment - cessation

From 1 January 2015 the Education Entry Payment for eligible income support recipients will no longer be available.

This Budget measure did not commence on 1 January 2015. It remains subject to the passage of legislation. This means the Education Entry Payment is still available to eligible customers.

Description of the measure

From 1 January 2015 the Education Entry Payment for eligible income support recipients will no longer be available. Eligible students will still be able to access employment services and targeted study assistance.

This measure does not affect a customer’s main income support payment.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

This measure may affect people receiving any of the following income support payments who are studying or intending to study on or after 1 January 2015.

When will this measure start and finish?

Education Entry Payment will cease from 1 January 2015.

Page last updated: 16 March 2016

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