Camps, Sports & Excursion Funds (CSEF)
The Camps, Sports & Excursions Fund (CSEF) will be provided by the Victorian Government to assist eligible families to cover the costs of school trips, camp and sporting activities.
The amount is $125 per student in primary school.
If you are eligible for CSEF please complete the CSEF application form or pick one up from the school office, and return it together with a copy of your Health Care Card. Schools have until the end of Term 1 to lodge an application. Please apply ASAP to avoid missing out.
If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the school office on 9700 6068.
Saver Plus can assist students and families with education costs
Saver Plus is a free matched savings and financial education program that matches participants’ savings, dollar for dollar, up to $500, for education costs such as uniforms, books, excursions, sports fees and laptops. Already many families in your community have benefitted from Saver Plus.
About Saver Plus
Saver Plus was developed by Brotherhood of St Laurence and ANZ in 2003 and is delivered in Casey and Cardinia by the Brotherhood of St Laurence. It is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services and ANZ.
Participants set a savings goal for education costs, make regular deposits into a savings account over 10 months, and attend financial skills workshops. At the end of the program their savings are matched by ANZ, dollar for dollar, up to $500, to be used for education costs such as uniforms, books, excursions, sports fees and laptops.
Is Saver Plus suitable for your families?
Parents are eligible to join Saver Plus if they meet all the following the criteria:
- be over 18 years old;
- have a Centrelink Health Care or Pensioner Concession card;
- have some regular income from work (themselves or their partner) including casual, part-time, full-time or seasonal employment; and
- have a child enrolled at school (or enrolled to start school), or attend vocational education themselves.