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Tips to help you get a job if you have a disability

If you have a disability and are finding it hard to get a job, there’s support available.

Gain vital skills for work and study

Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) helps you gain the skills and confidence to find a job or to keep studying.

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Students, trainees and apprentices, tell us your questions

We are developing a new tool to help you find information about payments and services for students, trainees and apprentices on our website.

Student Update answers #yourquestions on Twitter

We recently shared the answers to more than 20 of your most common questions on Twitter – check them out!

Press pause on your Centrelink debt while it’s reviewed

You can ask us to review your Centrelink debt and pause debt repayments until your review is finished.

Apply for our Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme

Start your career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

Student Start-up Loan payments are coming

Keep an eye on your bank account - if you’ve applied for a Student Start-up Loan, you should receive it soon.

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