COVID-19 - ACCAN Education Assistance Package

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ACCAN supporting families and households with NBN Education Assistance Packages, Online Learning and Access to Devices and Telco Assistance Packages.

NBN Education Assistance Packages help Australians respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, NBN Co is providing up to $50 million to assist phone and internet providers to support low-income family households with school-aged children who do not currently have an active nbn connection at home.

Online Learning and Access to Devices - COVID-19 containment measures may require school students to learn from home. Access to suitable online equipment is a significant education barrier for students and families. Device loan schemes are arrangements where a school temporarily loans a device to a student who requires one for the purpose of education. **Parents seeking information and advice on loan devices should contact their child’s or children’s school for assistance**

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Last updated 7 January, 2021