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Last amended 
11 January 2017 Eligibility

DVA clients eligible to receive the Income Support Bonus must be:

  •  receiving an education allowance under the VCES or the MRCAETS on 20 March and/or 20 September (test dates); and
  •  in secondary or tertiary education and aged:
    • 16 years old or older; or
    • under 16 years old and are also in receipt of the education allowance rate of double orphan, homeless or living away from home.

No claim is required to be lodged for the Income Support Bonus