You can now cancel your payment online

4 July 2018

Cancelling your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment online is fast and easy and helps you avoid a debt.

To cancel your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment, follow these steps: 

  1. Sign in to your Centrelink online account through myGov.
  2. Go to your menu and select Payment details.
  3. Select Cancel my current payment.

If you need to get one of these payments in future, you'll need to submit a new claim.

What happens next

You don't need to contact us. We’ll send you a letter once we’ve cancelled your payment.

If you have a concession card, you won’t be able to use it after you cancel your payment.

Who can’t cancel their own payment

You won’t be able to cancel your own payment if:

  • you’re using Income Management
  • you have a nominee, or
  • you have a partner on a payment

You’ll need to speak with us.

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Page last updated: 18 July 2018