Back to School Vouchers – Where to Use & How to Get it

Back to School Vouchers – Where to Use & How to Get it

Back to School Vouchers

Do you know your kids might be eligible for getting the Premier’s Back to School NSW Voucher? Parents, carers or students can apply for THREE $50 vouchers, totalling $150 for each eligible student. This year you will have to use your vouchers before 30 June 2023.

Are you eligible and can you apply for Back to School Vouchers?

So in order to apply for the Back to School Vouchers, you have to meet a few requirements.

  • You are a caregiver of the student
  • The student has to be a NSW resident
  • The student enrolled to attend school in 2023 (from Kindergarten to Year 12)
    • It includes students who are home schooled or enrolled in year 10 or year 12 equivalent qualification at TAFE NSW

Note* students can also apply on their own if they meet the eligibility criteria but they will need to have their own Medicare card.

For more information, visit Service NSW website.

Where can you use your Back to School NSW Vouchers?

You can use your Back to School Vouchers towards

  • Cost of school uniforms, shoes, bags, technology, textbooks and other eligible expenses
Eligible Expenses
School uniforms, including: shoes, socks, hats, sports uniform and shoes
School equipment, including: school bags, lunch boxes, drink bottles, umbrellas and/or raincoats, necessary protective equipment (for students enrolled in specialised classes such as chemistry, who may require goggles or a lab coat), or
tools or equipment specific to sports or other programs (for students participating in sports, art or musical classes, who may require sporting gear, art supplies or musical instruments)
School-prescribed textbooks or other reading material
Lesson resources (such as art diaries, major work materials, elective subject resources)
Other stationery, including but not limited to: exercise books, pens/pencils, coloured pencils/crayons, textas/highlighters, erasers, pencil cases, rulers, sharpeners, glue, scissors, calculators, or, geometry sets.
Technology for the purpose of school work: computer, laptops, keyboards, headphones, mice, tablets.
School Excursions that are: paid to or via the the school in which the child is enrolled, domestic, and taking place during the 2023 academic year (Note: vouchers must be redeemed before 30 June 2023)
Transportation to and from the school excursions, incursions and/or extracurricular activities

Make sure you always check Service NSW website for most updated information.

Do you know there are other types of Vouchers you can get?

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