Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and studying, an Australian Apprentice, looking for work or sick.
- 16 to 21 and looking for full time work, or
- 18 to 24 and studying full time, or
- 16 to 24 and a full time Australian Apprentice, or
- 16 to 17 and independent or needing to live away from home to study
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Youth Allowance, and how much you'll get.
Complete the following steps to claim Youth Allowance. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for Youth Allowance.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Youth Allowance.