Key Dates

The EMA key dates include the dates that parents or guardians must be receiving a benefit from Centrelink to be eligible - eligibility day; the day that any students applying for EMA must be enrolled by - census day; when parent applications must be received by schools and the deadline for schools to have entered all EMA applications into the EMA web system. 

2014 – Instalment One

  • Eligibility day − 28 January 2014
  • Parent applications close − 28 February 2014
  • Census day − 28 February 2014
  • School applications close − 7 March 2014
  • Final school date for late applications − 24 April 2014

2014 – Instalment Two

  • Eligibility day − 14 July 2014
  • Parent applications close − 1 August 2014
  • Census day − 1 August 2014
  • School applications close − 8 August 2014
  • Final school date for late applications − 19 September 2014