Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF) Applications

CSEF forms are now available from the office or on our website under 'Forms'.  Completed applications must be submitted no later than the end of Term 2 2024.

If you applied for the CSEF in 2023, you do not need to complete an application form in 2024 unless there has been a change in your family circumstance

CSEF Application Form 2024

CSEF eligibility

Below is the criteria used to determine a student’s eligibility for the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund (CSEF). 

Criteria 1 - Eligibility

To be eligible for the fund, a parent or legal guardian of a student attending a registered Government or non-government Victorian primary or secondary school must: 

•on the first day of Term one, or;

•on the first day of Term two; 

1. Be an eligible beneficiary within the meaning of the State Concessions Act 2004, that is, be a holder of Veterans Affairs Gold Card or be an eligible Centrelink Health Care Card (HCC) or Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) holder, OR

2. Be a temporary foster parent, and;

3. Submit an application to the school by 28 June 2024.

Parents who receive a Carer Allowance on behalf of a child, or any other benefit or allowance not income tested by Centrelink, are not eligible for the CSEF unless they also comply with one of (a) or (b) above 

Criteria 2 - Be of school age and attend school in Victoria

School is compulsory for all Victorian children aged between 6 and 17 years of age inclusive. 

For the purposes of CSEF, students may be eligible for assistance if they attend a Victorian registered primary or secondary school. Typically, these students are aged between five and 18 years inclusive. 

CSEF is not payable to students attending pre-school, kindergarten, home schooled, or TAFE. 

Eligibility Date

For concession card holders CSEF eligibility will be subject to the parent/legal guardian’s concession card being successfully validated with Centrelink on the 29 January 2024 and/ or 15 April 2024.

CSEF payment amount

The CSEF is an annual payment to the school to be used towards camps, sports and/or excursion expenses for the benefit of the eligible student. 

•Primary school student rate: $150 per year.

Please contact the office for further information.