There are a range of other services to help you manage your Youth Allowance payment for job seekers, or get extra support.
Helping you get work
jobactive is a service that helps connect you with employers and find work.
Read about jobactive on the Department of Jobs and Small Business website.
Help to find jobs in remote areas
If you live in a remote area the Community Development Programme can help you contribute to your community and gain skills and training while you look for work.
Read more about the Community Development Programme on the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet website.
Improve your skills for education and employment
The Skills for Education and Employment program may help you improve your speaking, reading, writing or maths.
Read about Skills for Education and Employment.
Green Army Programme
Provides training and work experience in environment and heritage conservation for young Australians while generating environmental benefits.
Read more about the Green Army Programme.
In this section
You may get part of your income support early. This is an advance payment. You pay it back later out of your payments from us.
Weekly payment option
Some people can get income support payments each week instead of each fortnight.
Manage your money
We’ve got advice and tools to help you with budgeting, borrowing and credit, and managing debt.
My bank account is overdrawn
You can get help to manage your money if your bank account is overdrawn.
Regular deductions using Centrepay
You can use our free and voluntary service to pay bills as regular deductions from your Centrelink payments.