St. Michael’s Primary School, Tallangatta

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At the School Board meeting on Thursday the 13th of December, the school fees for 2019 were set. The  Family Fee & Curriculum expenses were increased in line with directive of the Sandhurst Catholic Education Office. The elements of the 2019 School Fees are explained below:

Child Fees


Covers all curriculum expenses including books, stationary and classroom supplies. Includes resources for specialist subjects including Languages, Science, Art, Drama, Music and Kitchen Garden. The curriculum fee also includes a technology levy which covers the leasing and updating of student technology resources.

Camps, Excursions & Swimming:

Covers the Grade 5/6 Camp, Grade 3/4 Camp and the Foundation/1/2 Camp Experience. Included in this is swimming fees which includes swimming sessions in Term Four. All costs of excursions and sporting events throughout the year, including buses and admission are also covered in this section.

Family Fee

Family Fee:

Fee per family that contributes to the total costs of operating the school and its educationalprograms.

We would like to remind families that these are the total costs for the 2019 school year and there are no other additional costs throughout the year for excursions, buses or events.

Payment of Fees

There are several options available for the payment of school fees including a lump sum, termly instalments or regular payments throughout the year. However, we strongly recommend the use of Direct  Deposits into the school account to assist with the payment of school fees. Payments can be made on a regular basis, with payments going directly from your account to the school account. Please contact the Office to confirm the details for the Direct Deposit payment option.

Financial Hardships

Families experiencing financial hardship and wishing to apply for fee assistance can contact the office and request a Fee Assistance Application Form. Please note that considerations for fee assistance can only be make through the process of completing a fee assistance application form followed by a meeting with the Principal. All applications are strictly confidential.

2019 School Fee Breakdown

Child Fee (Per Child By Grade Level)









Camps, Excursions & Swimming




Total (Annual)




Total (Weekly)






Family Fee (Per Family By Number Of Children)


One Child

Two Or More Children

Total Cost




Total Cost






St Michael's is committed to the principles of a liberal democracy. 

  • We believe in an accountable, democratically elected government.

  • We respect and observe the rule of law, and believe that no person is above the law. 

  • We believe in equal rights for all before the law, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender or other attributes. 

  • We believe not only in the freedom of religion, but also the need to practice tolerance and understanding of others' beliefs. 

  • We believe in the value of freedom of speech and freedom of association, but also acknowledge that we have the responsibility not to abuse this freedom.

  • We believe in the values of openness and tolerance, and value and respect all members of the School community regardless of background.

Click on the link to access the Annual Plan.

The St. Michael's Primary School Master Plan was developed during 2011, being completed and released in 2012. The Master Plan addresses all areas of for the future development of the Schools Buildings and Grounds.
Click on the link to access the Master Plan schematic drawing.