Who can get it
Check if you're eligible to get Youth Allowance as a job seeker.
To get Youth Allowance as a job seeker you must be 16 to 21 and:
- looking for full time work or doing approved activities, or
- studying part time and looking for work, or
- temporarily unable to work
You can use our Payment and Service Finder to help check if you’re eligible.
Page last updated: 16 October 2018