A group of payments for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students or apprentices.
- you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian, and
- in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship, and
- not getting another payment to study or train
On 26 March 2019, the Australian Government announced the Flood Education Supplement. It’s a one-off $1000 payment to help isolated families affected by the flood in North Queensland with education and related costs. Read more about the Flood Education Supplement.
In this section
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get ABSTUDY.
Check if you're eligible before you start your claim. To get ABSTUDY, you need to claim over the phone or with printed forms by the closing date.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for ABSTUDY.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with ABSTUDY.