About us

We believe education is the world’s most powerful investment.

About us

We believe education is the world’s most powerful investment.

We’re Australia’s leading education payment provider helping thousands of Australians manage their school fees and education costs.

Our mission and purpose

Edstart was founded by a passionate team of Australian education and finance specialists who believe in the power of education. Our goal is to help people to fund their education in a sustainable, flexible and low-cost manner that leaves schools, families and students in a better position.


We’re an independent Australian business supported by the backing of leading institutions such as National Australia Bank.

Recommended by our customers

Joshua Clementson, NT

"It’s really about the convenience and ease of having one regular, manageable payment. Edstart was really flexible – they tailored a plan to suit our needs, setting a sum and timing that worked for us."

Source: QantasLink Spirit magazine

Louise Carriage, NSW

"The fact that we can pay Edstart off weekly, rather than lump sums to the school, has made a huge difference."

Source: Australian Financial Review

Joe Craven, NSW

"Edstart has freed up the finances so that my son Max, who was in the gifted and talented programs in New York, can attend Reddam House and continue to flourish in his education.”

Source: The Australian

Supporting our community

Edstart is proud to be working with key organisations to promote activities that support education and nurture local communities.

NSW Rugby Union

Supporting community and grassroots rugby in NSW through the Edstart Junior Rugby Scholarship Program and as a Major Partner of NSW Referees.

Cricket Victoria

Supporting partner of the Victorian Boys and Girls State Under 17’s Pathway Programs to help develop the next generation of cricket talent.

South Australian Debating Association

Major sponsor of the SADA's Schools' Competition to help students improve their confidence, analytical skills, teamwork and public speaking through debating.

Australian Boarding Schools Association

Official partner of the Australian Boarding Schools Association to help promote the interests and well-being of students and staff at boarding schools.

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