The following information provides an indication of what living expenses are associated with residence in Darwin:
When calculating your budget, you must include the following:
NB: It is very important to remember; DO NOT rely on a part-time job to cover your course fees and all the above living expenses.
If you need help with budgeting please contact the Carey Training Student Support Officer, Jamie Kritharas on (08) 8351 8812 or 0407 136 285.
See table below (adapted from RMIT University website: www.rmit.edu.au) showing typical living costs for a single international student.
|Sample of Expenses||Apartment/Flat/House (Unfurnished, 2 people sharing)||Home Stay (some meals included)||Hostel
(Some meals included)
|Establishment Costs (A$):||Per week||Per year
|Per week||Per year||Per week||Per year|
|Accommodation establishment costs (rental bond, furniture, etc.)||1,835*||840*|
|Recurrent Costs (A$):|
|Rent for Accommodation||160||8,320||235||12,220||235||12,220|
|Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)||350||350||350|
|Telephone, gas electricity, water||40||2,080||20||1,040||20||1,040|
|Travel (up to 10km from city)||30||1,560||30</TD<||1,560|
|Books and stationary||815||815||815|
|Total Estimated Costs:||A$22,240||A$21,870||A$20,985|
*These costs are generally paid once when first setting up accommodation. Bond is equivalent to four weeks rent. Prices may be higher now. Tuition fees are not included. Gas and electricity costs are higher in winter because heating is necessary.
In case of Medical Emergency, please dial 000 (triple zero) and ask for Ambulance. Provide condition and location of patient.
There are a total of five public hospitals in the Northern Territory. These are:
105 Rocklands Drive, Tiwi NT 0810
Telephone: (08) 8922 8888
Gap Rd, Alice Springs NT 0870
Telephone: (08) 8951 7777
Gorge Road, Katherine, NT 0850
Telephone: (08) 8973 9211
Schmidt Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
Telephone: (08) 8962 4399
Matthew Flinders Way, Nhulunbuy NT 0880
Telephone: (08) 8987 0211
Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages
Ground Floor, Nichols Place Zone B, corner Bennett and Cavenagh Streets, Darwin
Telephone: (08) 8999 6119
Centrepoint Building, corner Gregory and Hartley Street, Alice Springs
Telephone: (08) 8951 5339
Tennant Creek Courthouse, Paterson Street, Tennant Creek
Telephone: (08) 8962 4377
Katherine Courthouse, First Street, Katherine
Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission
9/11 Cavenagh Street, Darwin NT 0800
Telephone: (08) 8999 3000
Darwin Community Legal Service
8 Manton Street, Darwin NT
Telephone: (08) 8982 1111
Carey Training ensures that all students will be supplied information pre enrolment on the following:
In addition students will be provided access to appropriate academic and personal support services during their course. Referrals to these services will be provided to the students at no cost.