Warm Welcome Relocation Allowance

  • PHD, Master, Bachelor
  • AUD 2.000

The Warm Welcome Relocation Allowance is available to international undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students returning to Australia and commencing HDR students.


• International Students who have undertaken a leave of absence or had “results withheld” due to the Australian Border closures (Including returning HDR students) (March 2020 – December 2021) • Continuing international students who studied at JCU Townsville or Cairns offshore or interstate during 2020 or 2021 and are relocating to Townsville or Cairns • Commencing international HDR students.

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The Warm Welcome Relocation Allowance award is AU$2,000, as a one off payment.


There is no application required. The Allowance payment will be made after registering in person with JCU International Student Support team following arrival to Cairns or Townsville. The one-off payment will be made after the census date for your commencing study period. For HDR students, payment will be made upon completing your international student orientation.

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