Disabled, ill or injured and looking for work
Payments & services
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We provide support if you have a disability, illness or injury to find and keep a job. There is financial support available to help you work, study or do other approved activities. We also provide free information and job search services to help you while you are looking for work.
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We deliver financial assistance, as well as information and job search services, to help people with a disability, illness or injury find and keep a job.
The Pensioner Education Supplement helps students improve their chance of finding a job through study by helping with the ongoing costs of full-time or part-time study in a secondary or tertiary course.
The Mobility Allowance helps if you have a disability, illness or injury to participate in approved activities. The allowance helps with transport costs if you cannot use public transport without extra help, either permanently or for an extended period.
The Youth Disability Supplement provides additional financial support to young people with a physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability who receive certain income support payments.
The Jobs in Jeopardy scheme helps if you are at risk of losing your job because of illness, injury or disability to stay in your current job or find a more suitable one with the same employer.
Disability Employment Services providers play a specialist role in helping people with a disability, injury or health condition to find a job.
There are self-service computers and printers available in our Centrelink Service Centres to assist you if you are looking for work. You can use these facilities to do things like type out and print a resume.
The National Relay Service is a free telephone service that helps people across Australia who are deaf or hearing or speech impaired to telephone the wider community through a third person.
There are a range of government and community organisations that provide support services and useful information you may find helpful.
Disability Services Australia provides information on employment and community support services for people with a disability.
Health Insite provides information on maintaining health and wellbeing.
JobAccess offers help and workplace solutions for people with a disability looking for work and their employers.
Lifeline provides access to online, phone and face to face crisis support mental health related services.