Cost of annual living funds for student visa to increase this February 2018

The Department of Home Affairs announces the upcoming changes for the cost of annual living from 1 February 2018. The increase was based on the Australia’s consumer price index (CPI).

The new annual living amount from 1 February 2018 will be as follows:

Current annual living expense amount From 1st Feb 2018
Student or guardian: AUD 19,830 AUD 20,290
Partner or spouse: AUD 6,940 AUD 7,100
Child: AUD 2,970 AUD 3,040

Before applying for Australian student visa application, please check the Document Checklist Tool in the Department of Home Affairs website (https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500- ).

Reference: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/Trav/Visa-1/500- .