News for students and trainees
Read the latest news for students and trainees. You can subscribe to our newsletter to get regular updates.
Find out how to use your Centrelink online account or electronic messaging to follow the progress of your claim.
Fares Allowance helps you with travel costs if you study away from home.
Your payment may change if you’ve dropped a subject or stopped studying.
To help give you a better website experience we’ve refreshed our design.
From 1 July 2019, you must have a Safe Travel Plan for pre-booked travel. Here’s how to set one up.
If you’re studying or training in the second half of the year, you can claim Youth Allowance or Austudy now.
It’s important to look after your mental health while you’re studying. There are some great resources you can tap into.
There are now more ways you can apply for Pensioner Education Supplement.
Your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment has a time limit. We call this allowable time. Here’s what you need to know.
If you start a new job, you need to let us know. The best way to do this is online. Here’s how.
Privacy Awareness Week is a good time to check you’re protecting your personal information online.
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
You can report your income online or through the Express Plus Centrelink app.
If you get a student payment from us, you might also get extra help for accommodation and living costs.
Not sure what to do next? Explore your education, training and career options in Youth Week.
We’ve improved our site to make it better for you. Let us know what you think.
You need to tell us now because it could affect your payment.
You can submit your claim up to 13 weeks before starting your course. We’ll pay you from the first day you’re eligible.
Know how to pick fake emails, fake text messages and fake websites.
The costs of studying can add up. Check what money you might get and create a budget to better manage it.
Fares Allowance is a payment that can help with the costs of travel if you study away from your home.
You’ll get the payment soon, so keep an eye on your bank account.
It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
Subscribe to news for students and trainees and we will send you regular news highlights. You can opt out at any time.
Your personal information is protected by law, including the Privacy Act 1988, and is collected by the Australian Government Department of Human Services for the purposes of news distribution.
Your information may be used by the department or given to other parties for the purposes of research, investigation or where you have agreed or it is required or authorised by law.
Our RSS service alerts you to updates to this page. You can connect to our RSS feeds with your favourite RSS reader.