Youth Allowance

Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice, or 21 or younger and looking for work.

Eligibility basics

  • 16 to 21 and looking for full time work, or
  • 18 to 24 and studying full time, or
  • 16 to 24 and doing a full time Australian Apprenticeship, or
  • 16 to 17 and independent or needing to live away from home to study.

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Page last updated: 31 October 2018