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 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.



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