Schoolkids Bonus

Schoolkids Bonus was phased out 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 and receiving certain government payments
  • you must meet an income test
The final instalments of the bonus were paid in January and July 2016. If you were eligible and didn't get them, notify us within the time limit so you can get paid.

Page last updated: 12 December 2016