Who can get it

You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Newstart Allowance.

To get Newstart you must:

You can get Newstart while you earn money from a part time or casual job. You can generally earn up to $104 every 2 weeks before we start reducing your payment.

You can use our Payment and Service Finder to help you check if you’re eligible.

Page last updated: 1 April 2019