Complete the online claim
Your claim for Newstart will take around 30 to 60 minutes to complete online.
Before you start you should:
- read the Information you need to know about your claim for Newstart Allowance
- make sure your email address and contact details are correct in myGov before you start your claim
Start your claim
- Sign in to myGov
- Go to your Centrelink online account
- Select Make a claim, then Make a claim
- Under the Looking for work heading select Get started
- Answer the questions, then select Claim now
- Fill out the claim
- Give us any other information and book your appointment
- 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.
Page last updated: 14 February 2019