The living expenses amount for Australian student visa applicants and any travelling family members was updated on 1 February 2018 by the Department of Home Affairs (HA), previously known as the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
From 1 February 2018, the 12 month living cost is:
Student or guardian - AU $20,290
Partner or spouse - AU $7,100
Child - AU $3,040
Reminder: Submitting complete student visa applications to the Department of Home Affairs allows decisions to be made the first time the application is looked at by the Department.
'Complete' means that: