Student income support

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Student income support

23 June 2005

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN 0 642 71533 5

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of Committee (PDF 112KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 87KB)
Abbreviations and Acronyms (PDF 83KB)
Recommendations (PDF 125KB)
Preface (PDF 86KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background to the inquiry (PDF 147KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Policy neglect
Major issues
Chapter summaries

Chapter 2 - Student income support: An overview (PDF 219KB)
Student income support schemes
Policy neglect
Service delivery issues
Student income support and access to higher education
Chapter 3 - Adequacy of income support payments (PDF 219KB)
Income support payments
Student poverty
Eligibility criteria
Other issues
Alternative student income support measures
Chapter 4 - Effect of income support measures on students (PDF 221KB)
Balancing work and study
Concluding comment
Cost of higher education
Democrats' Supplementary Report (PDF 124KB)
Appendix 1 - List of submissions (PDF 91KB)
Appendix 2 - Hearings and witnesses (PDF 116KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 84KB)
Appendix 4 - A guide to Australian Government payments (PDF 174KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3521
Fax: +61 2 6277 5706