Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 4 - Repayment of loans  

Division 129 - Introduction  

SECTION 129-1   What this Chapter is about  


Loans that the Commonwealth makes to students under Chapter 3 are repayable under this Chapter. Loans that the Commonwealth makes to students under Schedule 1A or (before 1 July 2019) under the VET Student Loans Act 2016 are also repayable under this Chapter.

Each loan is incorporated into the person ' s accumulated HELP debt (see Part 4-1 ).

Under Part 4-2 , the accumulated debts can be repaid in 2 ways:

  • · a person may make voluntary repayments; or
  • · compulsory repayments (based on a person ' s income) are made using the system for payment of income tax.
  • Note:

    Loans that the Commonwealth makes to students under the VET Student Loans Act 2016 on or after 1 July 2019 are repayable under that Act.




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