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Applying and fees

Applying for a place is an easy process and we are more than happy to help.

Applying for a place

To begin with, enrol at Broome Senior High School or St Mary's College and make application for any allowances or subsidies for which you may be eligible. Then fill out our Application for Residency form and send it to us via email or post.


P: PO Box 2047
    Broome WA 6725


There is a standard accommodation fee of $14,143 at all residential colleges. It covers the bed, meals, facilities and pastoral care of each student. It is payable by the student's parent/s.

Private school students may pay an additional boarding fee to their school. Parents should contact their school to find out the amount of any additional fee.

The full cost of boarding to the Department of Education is $22,835.

The standard fee does not apply to international students. See the table below for their fee amount. 

If students are eligible for further allowances/subsidies, the accommodation fee could be reduced. The table below indicates the estimated fees.

Criteria Fee
Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme (AIC) and Boarding Away from Home Allowance (BAHA) recipients $3,930
AIC and BAHA recipients who are also eligible for the additional AIC allowance

(subject to an income test)

Youth Allowance recipients

Varies (subject to an income test)
ABSTUDY No cost (subject to an income test)
Overseas/International students $25,000

For more information, see the links for financial assistance in Resources.