Who can get it

You may be eligible if your child meets the living, study and age requirements and one of the isolation conditions.

Watch our video to learn more about how the Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme works.

Your child must meet all of these requirements:

And 1 of the following isolation conditions:

  • geographically isolated
  • have a special education need
  • no reasonable access to a school
  • meet a continuity condition.

What you’ll get

If you meet the requirements and isolation conditions for the Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme, you’ll get one of the following:

  • Boarding Allowance
  • Distance Education Allowance
  • Second Home Allowance
  • Pensioner Education Supplement.

Read more about the payment types for Assistance for Isolated Children.

Page last updated: 18 November 2019