This definition applies for SEAM purposes ONLY.
Schooling requirement period is defined in clause 5 of the Social Security (Administration) (Schooling Requirement) Determination 2009 (No. 1). For the school enrolment component of SEAM a schooling requirement period is the period that the child is required to be enrolled at school. Typically, this would be the entire period between the lower and upper compulsory school ages for a child in the relevant state or territory. For the attendance component of SEAM a schooling requirement period relates to the school terms applying in the state or territory.
Last reviewed: 10 August 2012