ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

RESIDENCE - Students must be Australian citizens or holders of a visa granting permanent resident status in Australia. Students born in Australia are considered to be Australian citizens only if either PARENT (not guardian or caregiver) was an Australian citizen or permanent resident at the time of the student's birth. Children born in Australia to parents who are not citizens or permanent residents are eligible for citizenship after 10 years of continuous residence in Australia.

Citizens of New Zealand are eligible for selective high school entry but permanent residents of New Zealand are not. Holders of a Class 850 visa are not regarded as permanent residents and will NOT be enrolled.

Parents and students must be living in NSW by the beginning of the school year. If parents normally live in NSW, but are temporarily out of the state, they must indicate when they expect to return to NSW.

Applicants will have to show evidence that they do meet the residence requirements before being offered a place. Places will NOT be held for students who do not satisfy residence requirements.

All successful applicants will be required to show original documentation such as birth certificates and relevant visas as proof of residency before enrolment can be finalised by the school. Offers or enrolments will be terminated if placement is made on the basis of false or misleading information.