Schoolkids Bonus

Helps with education costs and is automatically paid in January and July. Schoolkids Bonus is being phased out. The final instalment will be paid in July 2016.

Eligibility basics

  • a parent or carer receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A for a dependent child in primary or secondary education
  • a primary or secondary student younger than or turning 19 years of age in the calendar year receiving certain government payments
  • you must satisfy an income test
The final instalment of Schoolkids Bonus will be paid automatically to eligible families and students from 1 to 18 July 2016. Read more about the final instalment of Schoolkids Bonus.

Page last updated: 11 August 2016