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If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and you meet certain criteria, you may be able to get help with your study and housing costs through ABSTUDY. 

To be eligible you must:

  • be in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship
  • not be receiving any other payment to study or train.

ABSTUDY can help with your costs for:

  • study
  • housing
  • living expenses
  • travel to your place of study (if you need to study away from home).

You can apply online or via phone with Services Australia.

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