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Do you get ABSTUDY and need to study away from home?
You may be eligible for ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
Changes to getting your first Newstart and Youth Allowance payment
From 1 July 2018, you may need to meet with an Employment Services Provider before you get your first payment.
New rules for job seekers who miss requirements
From 1 July 2018, there are new rules and stronger penalties for job seekers who don’t meet their requirements.
Your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment can’t last forever
We can only pay you for a set amount of time. We call this allowable time. Find out what this means for you.
Get your move on with Fares Allowance
Fares Allowance can help with travel costs if you study away from your home.
Intent to claim is stopping on 1 July 2018
You’ll no longer be able to submit an intent to claim for certain payments and concession cards. New rules will apply.
Changes for dependent students, Australian Apprentices and job seekers
Your payment may change from 1 July 2018.
Changes to help support people with drug or alcohol misuse
We’re changing requirements relating to drug or alcohol misuse.
New improvements to Payment and Service Finder
We’ve separated our Payment and Service Finder tool so you can get the information you need faster.
A better way to navigate our website
We’re making it easier to find the information you need.
Sam can answer your questions online!
Meet Sam, the online virtual assistant ready to answer your questions.
Save time, report your income online!
You probably know you need to tell us your income if you start work. But did you know you can do this easily online?
How to avoid an interest charge on your Centrelink debt
To avoid an interest charge, you need to pay back any money you owe us.
Our online guides can help you with Centrelink online
Use our online guides for step by step instructions when using your Centrelink online account.
Use myGov sign in details for the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app
You can also set up your myGov PIN for easy and secure access.
You’ve submitted your claim, now what?
Use your Centrelink online account or electronic messaging to get updates on your claim.
New look Rent Certificate is now pre-filled with your details
If you update your address or accommodation details we may send you a new look Rent Certificate.
Let us know if your study plans change
Semester 1 census date is just around the corner! Find out what study changes you need to tell us about.
Record your same-sex marriage with us
We recognise same-sex marriages that happen overseas and in Australia.
We need to know about changes to your living situation
If you get Rent Assistance there are a few things you can do to make sure we pay you the right amount.
Get ready for O Week with our tips
Make the transition to further studies easier with these 4 ways to connect with us.