The Department of Education provides financial assistance to eligible Queensland families, who do not have reasonable daily access to a Queensland Government school with the relevant school year level.
Student must be boarding away from home and be attending an approved boarding school with the required school year levels.
Benefits are not available retrospectively for previous years.
The Information Guide is required to be read prior to completing an Application Form.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive from December to March each year, there can be up to a six/eight week turn around on payments during this time.
Submit by 31st December within the year of application.
Online Application Form
Sign in or register to be able to electronically complete and submit your application.
New registration is a multistep process and requires a valid, accessible email address.
For best results, please ensure that the date and time on your computer is set correctly.
Static Application Form
To complete an application manually, download and print out the LAFHAS Application PDF. When completed, lodge via post to the address indicated on the form or via facsimile (07) 3034 5890.
In order to read the Static Application Form, you will need to have Adobe Reader Version 7.09 or higher installed on your computer. If you don't have this software, you can download it free from the Adobe Website