Homestay at Macarthur (寄宿家庭及监护)

Macarthur Anglican School provides homestay accommodation for all international students who attend without their parents.  Students who enrol and live with their parents in Australia should live within 20 minutes of the School on major bus routes.

Homestay is ovco-ordinated by Mrs Linda Ebeling, the International Student Assistant.  Mrs Ebeling oversees all homestay accommodation and regularly visits the families who are hosting students.

Macarthur provides guardianship for students who are not living with their parents.  When an offer is made and a student accepts the offer, the School provides a CAAW (Education Provider's Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation/ Welfare Arrangements) document that satisfies the requirements of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship for welfare arrangments for the student.  A management fee applies for students who live in homestay accommodation irrespective of their age.


Homestay accommodation provided by Macarthur has the following key features

  • All inclusive - Meals 7 days a week, private room, internet and laundry
  • Close to school transport (bus passes are provided)
  • Supportive families who look after the students
  • All accommodation is monitored by Macarthur Anglican School staff.  No agencies are used in the management of homestay.  This provides a very personalised service
  • Students live with local families in homestay accommodation which improves their English development

To view the Homestay Fees in English CLICK HERE

To view the Homestay Fees in Simplified Chinese CLICK HERE

To view the homestay agreement please Click Here

To lodge an application to become a homestay provider please Click Here

Travel Request Form (for students in homestay who want to travel without their homestay) Click Here