In NSW homeschooling is free to apply for and register. However, there is no payment scheme or funding to assist you to homeschool. You may be eligible for Centrelink payments such as Newstart (with a no work exemption) and the Isolated Children’s Benefit Scheme but will need to seek advice from Centrelink direct to determine if you are.
There are costs associated with the type of curriculum you wish to follow and the resources you use to support the learning of this curriculum. It is completely up to each individual family as to how much or how little you spend on nurturing the learning journeys in your home.