Helps with costs for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australians who are studying or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship.

Eligibility basics

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian
  • enrolled in an approved course or undertaking an Australian Apprenticeship
  • not receiving any other financial help to study or do an apprenticeship or traineeship


We may write to you, your parent or guardian in April 2016 about updating your family details. If you don’t get a letter, you don’t need to do anything. Read more about updating your family details.

Students, apprentices, and parents or guardians of children younger than 16 can claim ABSTUDY.

Page last updated: 6 April 2016