Newstart Allowance

Complete the online claim

Your claim for Newstart will take around 30 to 60 minutes to complete online.

Before you start you should:

Start your claim

  1. Sign in to myGov
  2. Go to your Centrelink online account
  3. Select Make a claim, then Make a claim
  4. Under the Looking for work heading select Get started
  5. Answer the questions, then select Claim now
  6. Fill out the claim
  7. Give us any other information and book your appointment
  8. Submit the online claim

Once you submit your claim we'll work out your eligibility and tell you if you need to provide anything else.

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Page last updated: 14 February 2019