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16 year old still at school question


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#1 LisaCotter

Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:56 AM

My son is now 16 and in year 11 for 2013 and wondering what Happens with the Schoolkids payment in Jan. I checked online and have already told centrelink and it shows my other 2 Primary childrens details ect. but does not show any info for my 16 year old.

Thanks again
Lisa

#2 Exhaustedbuthappy

Posted 30 December 2012 - 08:27 AM

I'm pretty sure I read somewhere that it finishes at 15 years and 11 months (which isn't fair if your child is still in school)

#3 rebekah-mum

Posted 30 December 2012 - 09:00 AM

As long as he is on your Family tax benifit you will get it with the payment the same time as the other 2 I have a child in grade 12 this year and thats what they told me

#4 LisaCotter

Posted 30 December 2012 - 09:16 AM

thank you I think I will get them a call on Monday and find out fully original.gif

#5 gina70

Posted 30 December 2012 - 10:06 AM

This info says yes:  http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/e...choolkids-bonus


#6 cat 79

Posted 31 December 2012 - 11:37 AM

I have a  boy who has  just turned 16 and i rang centrelink this morning  to find out about the shcoolkids bonus and they said he will still get it  just that it wont show up now on the internet as he has turned 16.

#7 LisaCotter

Posted 31 December 2012 - 02:23 PM

Thank you Cat79 , it will be a great help this year as his school fee's and book hire has gone up allot from last year !




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