Claim a student payment now and stay ahead of the game

If you’re studying or training in the second half of the year, you can claim Youth Allowance or Austudy now.

Remember those new year resolutions you made six months ago? Let’s face it, they’re probably long gone! But if it’s a case of ‘new semester, new you’, we might be able to help. If you’re making a fresh start with your study plans for semester 2, here’s what you need to know.

If you’re doing full time study or an Australian Apprenticeship next semester, check if you can get either:

You can claim these payments up to 13 weeks before you start studying.

If you claim now, you could have your student payment ready to go when you need it.

Read about how to claim:

You can also explore other payment options using our Payment and Service Finder.

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Page last updated: 23 May 2019

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