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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.

5 things to add to your O Week

There’s lots to learn during O Week so to help, we’ve put together the top 5 things to make connecting with us easier.

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.

Survival secrets for school leavers

Finishing school and entering unchartered territory can be a time of uncertainty.

1 January 2017 changes to youth payments

There are changes you may need to know about if you’re dependent and get Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY.

We need your bank account details to pay you your Medicare benefit!

From 1 July 2016, you need to have your bank details registered with Medicare to get your benefit. Make sure we can pay your benefit into your bank account.

Schoolkids Bonus payments have ended

We paid the last Schoolkids Bonus payment in July 2016. No further Schoolkids Bonus payments will be made.

Changes to Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY

The way we assess reportable fringe benefits is changing.

New changes make it even easier to sign in to your myGov account!

You can use your mobile phone number to sign in, unsuspend your account, and claim an email address from a locked account.

Helping people with disability achieve their goals

Saturday 3 December 2016 is International Day of People with Disability, a day to break down disability barriers and celebrate abilities.

Get your ABSTUDY claim in today

Make sure you claim early so you get ABSTUDY before school starts next year.

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