Student income support: a chronology


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Author: Daniels, Dale


The Australian Government commenced providing financial support to students during World War II. This program, initially intended to ensure an adequate supply of trained defence personnel, developed into the current system of income support provided to students and apprentices. Currently the Department of Social Services administers a number of payments for students. Prior to 1998, these payments were administered under the education portfolio. This paper provides a short history of the development of these payments, a chronology of changes to each payment, information on the number of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Income; Finance; Governance

Keywords: Financial aid; History; Government role; University

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Parliament of Australia, 2017

Physical description: 23 p.

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Series: Parliamentary Library research paper series; no. 2017-18, 1 August 2017

ISSN: 2203-5249

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 129.204

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