Parent Payments in Victorian Government Schools

​​​The Department's new Parent Payment Policy brings a stronger focus to transparency and family hardship, as well as outlining the expectations of implementation and communication with parents.

The policy also emphasises that all children should have access to the standard curriculum regardless of their parents' ability to pay.

In this section:​

Independent Review of Parent Payments

The Department commissioned PTR Consulting to conduct the Independent Review of Parent Payment Policies in Victorian Government Schools in response to the Victorian Auditor-General's Office performance audit on Additional School Costs for Families.