Is your child planning to do full time study or an Australian Apprenticeship next year? If so, they can make a claim now.
It’s a good idea if they can get themselves sorted before the start of the school year. Of course, you might need to give them a little encouragement! They can submit a claim for Youth Allowance or Austudy 13 weeks before they start studying.
This means they’re more likely to have their student payment ready to go when they need it.
Don’t forget to get them to check if they’re eligible before they claim. Once they’re ready, they can read how to claim:
You might also want to read 5 totally top tips for help with the Youth Allowance or Austudy claim.
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