Glossary beginning with H

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Higher education contribution scheme (HECS) search for term

A system that supplemented funding of the Australian education system. It was incorporated with other loans into the Higher education loan program (HELP) on 1 January 2005.

Higher education loan program (HELP) search for term

The Australian Government contributes towards the education of eligible students by funding government-supported places at universities. Eligible students may be able to study now and pay later by using a HELP loan to pay their student contribution.

  • Fact 27

    The Sydney Olympic Games included a team of tax officers who advised visiting athletes of any tax obligations and helped them in reclaiming GST reimbursements for their expenditure during the games.

Standard choice form

A form filled in when an employee chooses or changes the super fund into which their employer contributes their super.

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