Key dates

Download the ASTP 2019 calendar (PDF 152.64KB).

Important

All appeals panel request forms, ATSO safety vest orders, driver and Eligible Service Provider applications must be submitted by 5pm AEST as per the dates below.

Rollover

  • 6 September 2019 – Last day for schools to submit Year 12 program options and advice of finish dates for school leavers in 2019
  • 14 October 2019 – First day ASTP will accept new student applications for 2020
  • 18 October 2019 – Last day for schools to log online and verify whether student will be continuing in the same school setting for 2019
  • 15 November 2019 – Last day ASTP will accept student applications and variations for 2019
  • 29 November 2019 – Last day ASTP will accept student applications for 2020
  • 31 December 2019 – Last day for contractors to submit pay claims for 2019. Access to 2019 online pay claims ends on this date.

Appeals

Below are the appeals dates for declined student applications. Please carefully read the procedure on how to lodge an appeal with the ASTP.

Month Appeals form due Date of panel meeting
January 9 January 2019 16 January 2019
January 16 January 2019 23 January 2019
February 6 February 2019 13 February 2019
February 13 February 2019 20 February 2019
March 13 March 2019 20 March 2019
April 10 April 2019 17 April 2019
May 8 May 2019 15 May 2019
June 12 June 2019 19 June 2019
July 10 July 2019 17 July 2019
August 14 August 2019 21 August 2019
September 11 September 2019 18 September 2019
October 9 October 2019 16 October 2019
November 13 November 2019 20 November 2019
December 11 December 2019 18 December 2019

ATSO tentative training schedule

Please note that the following dates and locations are subject to change due to venue availability.

If you are an Assisted Travel Support Officer (ATSO) please check your DET email address (i.e. @det.nsw.edu.au) regularly for training invitations and for notices of any changes to the training schedule.

Term 1, 2019

DayDateLocation
Wednesday 23 January 2019 Argenton
Thursday 24 January 2019 Gosford
Tuesday 29 January 2019 Liverpool
Thursday & Friday 7 & 8 February 2019 Lismore
Monday & Tuesday 11 & 12 February 2019 Tweed Heads
Tuesday & Wednesday 19 & 20 February 2019 Grafton
Wednesday & Thursday 27 & 28 February 2019 Canterbury
Monday 10am, 4 March 2019 Online session (via Adobe Connect)
Monday & Tuesday 4 & 5 March 2019 Dubbo
Tuesday & Wednesday 19 & 20 March 2019 Griffith
Tuesday & Wednesday 26 & 27 March 2019 Liverpool
Tuesday & Wednesday 2 & 3 April 2019 Mollymook
Tuesday & Wednesday 9 & 10 April 2019 Albury
Tuesday 16 April 2019 Nepean / Blue Mountains
Wednesday 17 April 2019 Rooty Hill
Tuesday 23 April 2019 Epping
Wednesday 24 April 2019 Canterbury

Term 2, 2019

DayDateLocation
Monday29 April 2019Glen Innes
Tuesday & Wednesday7 & 8 May 2019Bathurst
Tuesday & Wednesday14 & 15 May 2019Young
Tuesday & Wednesday28 & 29 May 2019Campbelltown
Tuesday & Wednesday4 & 5 June 2019Bargo
Wednesday & Thursday12 & 13 June 2019Epping
Tuesday & Wednesday18 & 19 June 2019Canterbury
Tuesday & Wednesday2 & 3 July 2019Rooty Hill
Tuesday9 July 2019Argenton
Wednesday10 July 2019Gosford
Tuesday16 July 2019Rooty Hill
Wednesday17 July 2019Liverpool

Term 3, 2019

DayDateLocation
Monday22 July 2019Warilla
Tuesday & Wednesday6 & 7 August 2019Nowra
Tuesday & Wednesday13 & 14 August 2019Kirrawee
Thursday & Friday22 & 23 August 2019Canterbury
Tuesday & Wednesday27 & 28 August 2019Rooty Hill
Tuesday & Wednesday3 & 4 September 2019Epping
Tuesday & Wednesday10 & 11 September 2019Campbelltown
Tuesday & Wednesday17 & 18 September 2019Canterbury
Tuesday & Wednesday24 & 25 September 2019Rooty Hill
Tuesday1 October 2019Argenton
Wednesday2 October 2019Gosford
Tuesday8 October 2019Nambucca Heads
Thursday10 October 2019Liverpool

Term 4, 2019

DayDateLocation
Tuesday & Wednesday15 & 16 October 2019Tamworth
Tuesday & Wednesday22 & 23 October 2019Orange
Tuesday & Wednesday19 & 20 November 2019Warilla
Tuesday & Wednesday26 & 27 November 2019Canterbury
Tuesday & Wednesday3 & 4 December 2019Rooty Hill
Monday & Tuesday9 & 10 December 2019Bankstown
Thursday19 December 2019Epping
Friday20 December 2019Liverpool

Contractor and ATSO pay ending

Month Contractor pay ending ATSO pay ending
January 31 January 2019 3 January 2019
17 January 2019
31 January 2019
February 28 February 2019 14 February 2019
28  February 2019
March 29 March 2019 14 March 2019
28 March 2019
April30 April 2019 11 April 2019
25 April 2019
May 31 May 2019 9 May 2019
23 May 2019
June 28 June 2019 6 June 2019
20 June 2019
July 31 July 2019 4 July 2019
18 July 2019
August 30 August 2019 1 August 2019
15 August 2019
29 August 2019
September 30 September 2019 12 September 2019
26 September 2019
October 31 October 2019 10 October 2019
24 October 2019
November 29 November 2019 7 November 2019
21 November 2019
December 18 December 2019 5 December 2019
19 December 2019

Driver applications and ATSO safety vest orders

Last day to submit driver applications (PDF 258.45KB) and safety vest orders (PDF 206.32KB):

  • 12 April 2019
  • 5 July 2019
  • 27 September 2019
  • 18 December 2019.

Eligible Service Provider application

Last day to submit an Eligible Service Provider (ESP) application (PDF 411.35KB):

  • 18 February 2019
  • 4 November 2019.

Please note the above dates also apply for novations, subcontracting, requests for increased transport area and requests for increased run capacity.

NSW public school holidays and term dates

Please note: School development days occur at the beginning of Terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last two days of the school year. Check with your school, as schools may vary some of these dates.

School speed zones apply on all school days, including school development days.

School holidays / term StartFinish
Term 1 – Eastern division 29 January 2019 12 April 2019
Term 1 – Western division 5 February 2019 12 April 2019
School holidays 15 April 2019 26 April 2019
Term 2 29 April 2019 5 July 2019
School holidays 8 July 2019 19 July 2019
Term 3 22 July 2019 27 September 2019
School holidays 30 September 2019 11 October 2019
Term 4* 14 October 2019 20 December 2019
School holidays – Eastern division 23 December 2019 27 January 2020
School holidays – Western division 23 December 2019 3 February 2020

Visit our calendar page for a complete list of term and vacation dates, test and exam dates and more.

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