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21 January 2020
Working while you study is straightforward when you can report your income online.
21 January 2020
If you’re 15 or older you can get your own Medicare card. It’s a good idea to have one of your own.
17 January 2020
If the bushfires have affected you, we have payments and services to help.
14 January 2020
Everybody’s situation is different. See if you can get a student payment when comparing your circumstances.
14 January 2020
It’s an exciting time with lots of changes to life, work and study. Make sure you keep us up to date with your plans.
13 January 2020
Need money in the bank while you study? You’ll need to tell us your bank details to get a student payment.
2 January 2020
We close on Australia Day. This means your reporting and payment dates may be different.
23 December 2019
Made changes to your study? Jump online and update your study details.
19 December 2019
If you’re taking a gap year, or travelling overseas for a holiday or student exchange, you need to tell us.
16 December 2019
If you’re studying and working, or thinking about working, you should know about Income Bank.
12 December 2019
You don’t need to wait. You can claim as independent for a student payment 13 weeks before your 22nd birthday.
4 December 2019
During the festive season, you need to let us know how much money you earn. This way we can pay you the right amount.
2 December 2019
Are you changing your study load or changing courses next year? Know what to tell us about so you won’t owe us money.
26 November 2019
Scammers may steal your mobile number so they can use your online accounts. Know what to look for and how to get help.
19 November 2019
We’re changing how we use details from the Australian Taxation Office in online income compliance reviews.
13 November 2019
Have a question about student payments you want to know the answer to? Digital Assistant Sam is here to help.
11 November 2019
We can only pay your Youth Allowance or Austudy for a set amount of time. We call this allowable time.
22 October 2019
If your Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY payment has stopped, here’s why it may have stopped and what you need to do.
4 October 2019
This Stay Smart Online Week, take control of your online identity.
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