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    Well that sucks You got robbed lol
    I know! big time, right!?

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    So last year studying part time 1 course I was eligible for this but this yr studying 3 courses part time I'm not eligible cause I'm not studying full time cause my study load isn't considered full time even though its 40 hours a week . They make me wanna bash my head against a wall

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    So last year studying part time 1 course I was eligible for this but this yr studying 3 courses part time I'm not eligible cause I'm not studying full time cause my study load isn't considered full time even though its 40 hours a week . They make me wanna bash my head against a wall
    That doesn't sound right. Usually you only have to study 20 hours a week to be considered FT. Maybe it would be worth speaking to a different person at Centrelink? I've notice answers to questions vary amongst who you ask.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dancingchipmunk View Post
    Would be interesting to find out what centrelink says. My youngest is the same age. He'll be starting kindy this year (in QLD, prep is next year) and I don't believe we're eligible for him. So if you can post again after you've spoken to centrelink that would be helpful TIA :-)
    I spoke to them! It was a system generated mistake and has considered my child as a primary student even though he turns 4 in may and starts kindergarten.

    I used to work for Centrelink and know that the payment goes through 2 days before, will just have to wait till the debit is raised & pay it back! I'll just keep it aside!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zahra723 View Post
    I spoke to them! It was a system generated mistake and has considered my child as a primary student even though he turns 4 in may and starts kindergarten.

    I used to work for Centrelink and know that the payment goes through 2 days before, will just have to wait till the debit is raised & pay it back! I'll just keep it aside!
    Oh ****, will have to watch my account, DS2 can technically start this yr but hes not as hes only 4.5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kalgirl View Post
    Yes. We understand that. Your child will be in Pre-primary and if you satisfy the other criteria your child is eligible for the schoolkids bonus, because Pre-primary is quite clearly labelled as an eligible primary school year in WA.

    Other posters have tried to explain the table to you when it seems to make perfect sense to all of us, but somehow not you. The confusion with you not knowing what the year levels are called and your misunderstanding that all the years of primary school could somehow be described as 'pre-primary' has me quite amused. Perhaps having a friend with children who attend school to explain the table to you might be helpful?

    Out of interest's sake, did your child go to kindergarten in WA last year or has this confusion also caused your child to miss a year of Pre-school (or kindergarten as we call it)?
    please don't treat me like an idiot.
    My ds was in 4yr kindy in 2012.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HarvestMoon View Post
    That doesn't sound right. Usually you only have to study 20 hours a week to be considered FT. Maybe it would be worth speaking to a different person at Centrelink? I've notice answers to questions vary amongst who you ask.
    They checked with their supervisor n told me my best bet is to take in all my course details proof of enrollment etc n ask to be reassessed as a full time student so ill be doing that Monday fun fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    please don't treat me like an idiot.
    My ds was in 4yr kindy in 2012.
    Does it all make sense KG? I can see how you misread the graph, I hope it's clear now

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    Quote Originally Posted by jagamoe View Post
    So last year studying part time 1 course I was eligible for this but this yr studying 3 courses part time I'm not eligible cause I'm not studying full time cause my study load isn't considered full time even though its 40 hours a week . They make me wanna bash my head against a wall

    Is this at uni?

    If it is 3 units are classed as full time. You can do no less than 3 units. So you have to be studying .75.

    But this payment is different to the school kids bonus payment though.

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    No tafe I gave up on pursuing it too much effort


 

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