Youth Allowance for students and Australian Apprentices

Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and studying or an Australian Apprentice.

Eligibility basics

  • 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

What you need to do

  1. Check if you can get it.
  2. Follow the steps to claim.
  3. Report and keep your payment.
If you’re 21 or younger and looking for full time work, read more about Youth Allowance for job seekers.

Page last updated: 31 May 2018