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Office hours: 8.00am to 3.30pm

Finance hours: Monday-Friday, 8.00am to 3.00pm

Payment options

BPOINT

BPOINT is the school's preferred payment method for invoices. It is an automated payment system which provides a secure and efficient online method of payment for parents. BPOINT allows payments to be made against an invoice number and can be accessed via one of the following 3 options:

  1. Online payments

    They:

    • can be used by parents to make payments from their computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.
    • can be made using an invoice number and Customer Reference Number (CRN) are required to make a payment. The CRN can be found on the invoice.
    • will not process if an incorrect CRN is used.

    The school can assist you with invoice and CRN numbers if you do not have a copy.

  2. Telephone payments - BPOINT IVR (Interactive Voice Response)

    • Parents can make payments by calling 1300 631 073
    • Telephone payments can only be made this way - the school no longer takes credit card details over the phone.
  3. Payment plans - BPOINT eDDR (Electronic Direct Debit Registration)

    • Parents can now set up payment plans using the BPOINT eDDR process.
    • Please contact the school Finance Officer on (07) 4842 1340 to negotiate a payment plan - a deposit will be required.

Internet banking

This method is direct payment into the School Bank Account

Account name: Mackay Northern Beaches State High School

Bank: Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA)

BSB: 064-724

Account number: 10455206

Reference: Please use the student's surname, first name and short reference to item being paid)

e.g. SMITHMacey 2017 SRS (or YR7 Camp)

In-person

Payments can be made in person at the school finance window.

Finance hours are at the top of this page.

For cheques, make them payable to Mackay Northern Beaches SHS.

Mail

Accepted payments by mail are cheques or money orders.

Please make them payable to: Mackay Northern Beaches State High School.

Post them to: PO Box 430, Rural View, Mackay QLD 4740

Centrepay

Centrepay - the easy way to pay your bills and expenses. It is a voluntary bill-paying service that is free for Centrelink customers. Use Centrepay to arrange regular Deductions from your Centrelink payment. You can start or change a Deduction at any time. The quickest way to do it is through your Centrelink account online.

This school is registered with Centrelink to offer families the option of Centrepay. We can arrange for you to have payments made to the school from your fortnightly Centrelink payments for Resource Scheme Fees, subject fees, excursions and sporting costs.

You nominate how much you wish to have transferred each fortnight from your Centrelink payments, pensions or allowances (e.g. Newstart, Family/Parenting Allowance, Youth Allowance) before you receive it and when you wish the payment to commence and to cease. Centrelink will send you a confirmation letter, with all details of your payments.

This is a free service and Centrelink keeps the school up to date with your payments.

Note: If payments are for excursions or sporting costs, enough credit must be held at the time of the excursion or event.

Other

Other options not outlined above will need to be negotiated with the school Business Manager (BM).

Families experiencing financial hardship can contact the school Business Manager on (07) 4842 1310 to discuss special arrangements to meet your financial needs.

All discussions will be held in confidence.

Student Resource Scheme

Student Resource Scheme (SRS) is explained in the subject selection pack given out each year. In order to participate each year the following is required:

  • full payment made, and
  • the return of the annual SRS form for each child.

Refer to the ​​following documents for additional information: