Payments

Parents are encouraged to use the Compass Community Portal for all payments. 

Payment Information

Parents are encouraged to use the Compass Community Portal for all payments.

For information on payments, please see the topics below:

Refund Policy – click here

 

Methods of Payment & Statement of Accounts

Viewbank College offers various ways to pay family accounts. Families can pay their child’s account via Compass, Bpay, over the phone with credit card or at the General Office. Financial statements will be emailed to families each term.

For any further information please contact Marnie Wadsworth, Accounts Receivable on 9458 2811

COMPASS Community Portal

Parents can pay for all school charges via Compass.

For events please ensure that you give approval online and pay by the due date as the system will lock you out after this date.

BPAY Facility

Viewbank College has BPAY to assist parents in meeting their financial obligations. Below are the guidelines for which BPAY will be applicable:

  • The Biller Code and Reference No. are located on your Statement.
  • BPAY can be used to pay whole accounts or a specific charge, eg. School excursion.
  • Where parents elect to pay through BPAY instalments please email accounts@viewbank.vic.edu.au to advise how your payment is to be allocated. If the College is not notified the payment will be allocated in the following order:
  1. Essential items
  2. Electives eg subject charges
  3. Camps & excursions

Voluntary items will not be allocated without confirmation from families.

  • A Bpay payment generally takes 2 business days to come through to the School’s bank account and the Biller Code will be DET

Note: The description you enter into your banking software is unable to download to the DET software.

Various financial assistance available as follows:

CSEF – Camps, Sports and Excursion Funding

https://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/Pages/csef.aspx

 

Saver Plus Program
https://www.anz.com.au/about-us/sustainability-framework/financial-wellbeing/saver-plus/

A Start in Life Program
http://www.astartinlife.org.au/

Good Shepherd Microfinance
http://goodshepherdmicrofinance.org.au/services/no-interest-loan-scheme-nils/

Diamond Valley Community Support (DVCS) runs a Back to School Program aimed at supporting low income families in need of financial assistance with education expenses. This program is available to families who live in the Banyule City Council area and have an address showing on their Centrelink card in one of the following suburbs: Briar Hill, Bundoora (part of), Eltham North (part of), Greensborough (part of), Lower Plenty, Montmorency, St Helena and Watsonia. Further information is available at  www.dvsupport.org.au

State Schools Relief
Please contact the Viewbank College Student Wellbeing team

Should you require further assistance with payments please contact the Business Manager, Kathleen Hannan on 9458 2811 or viewbank.co@education.vic.gov.au