Fees and Payments

Open Access College offers a number of options to complete payment of School Fees, Excursion Costs, Fundraising Donations and other charges. This page includes directions for:

  • Secure Online Payments & Payment Plans
  • 24/7 Bank Transfer Payments
  • Payment over the Phone

Information and links are also included for those seeking School Card, ABSTUDY and Centrepay assistance. If you require further details or instructions on any of the items here, please contact our Finance Team by calling 8309 3500 and selecting option 4 or send an email to Finance.Matters852@schools.sa.edu.au

Online payments are now available through our secure PayWay Banking service. The links below will open a secure page where you may submit a payment at any time. Simply select which fee you would like to pay or whether you would like to set up an online payment plan over a period of time.

Please make sure to include the correct invoice reference, student details and relevant information in order for payments to be accurately processed.

Marden Year 7 – Year 12 Fees

(Total fee $379.00, less $100 Govt Rebate = actual charge $279.00)

Marden Reception - Year 6 and SOTA Reception - Year 7 Fees

(Total fee $287.00, less $100 Govt Rebate = actual charge $187.00)

If you need to alter an existing plan or you would like to create a personalised plan that is not listed above, please call 8309 3500 and select option 4 or email Finance.Matters852@schools.sa.edu.au to have these changes processed.

Open Access College / SOTA Events, Excursions and Fundraisers

Current events, fundraisers and excursions can also be paid online. Links will appear below as these come up during the year.

Bank transfers may also be used to complete payments at any time. When making payments through this method, please ensure you include clear Reference details to identify the student, fundraiser or invoice the payment relates to.

The College’s account details are:

Account Name: Open Access College Council

BSB Number: 105 - 069

Account Number: 278824640

Reference: Student Name, Invoice Number, Fundraiser, Family Name, Excursion, etc.

The Finance Team are happy to accept or discuss payments over the phone between 8am – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday. Please call 8309 3500 and select option 4 to speak with a Finance Officer about your payment or fees.

School Card assistance is available to families, students and caregivers depending on their circumstances. If approved for this assistance, school fees for the year are waived. To check eligibility and to complete an application, please visit the government website linked below:

Click here to apply for School Card

If you are unable to complete the form online, please contact the Finance Team by calling 8309 3500 and selecting option 4. We can post a physical form out to you, which can be returned to us free of charge using our reply-paid address.

Please note that a new School Card application must be completed every year for each eligible student.

Further assistance is available to students and caregivers through the ABSTUDY and Centrepay programs.

ABSTUDY payments are available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who meet certain criteria. To check eligibility and to apply, please use the link below:

Click here to apply for ABSTUDY

Centrepay is a free and voluntary service used to pay fees as regular deductions from Centrelink payments. To access this service, please use the link below:

Click here to access Centrepay

Centrepay reference number: 555 056 820V

Last updated: 28 May 2024