The Australian Government is removing the HECS-HELP up-front discount. From 1 January 2023, students will no longer receive a 10 per cent discount when making up-front payments of $500 or more towards unit of study costs deferred to a HECS-HELP loan.

Students will still be able to receive the HECS-HELP up-front discount for any unit(s) of study with a census date in 2022.