A group of payments for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students or apprentices.

Eligibility basics

  • 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
Changes to ABSTUDY started on 1 January 2019. They may affect you if you’re under 16 or live away from home to study.

Page last updated: 1 January 2019