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- .