Students and trainees
Payments and services if you’re a student, trainee or an Australian Apprentice.
Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice.
Check to see if you’re eligible for other support:
- use Payment and Service Finder to find, estimate and compare payments, and locate services
- view all payments for students and trainees.
Information to help you choose your next adventure if you’re about to or have just finished school.
If you’re an Australian Apprentice, you may be eligible for payment or some extra help.
There’s information, payments and services available if you’re between 15 and 24 and becoming independent from your parents or carer.
We can help if you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian looking for work. We can also help if you want to study or train to find a job.
We’re changing how we use details from the Australian Taxation Office in online income compliance reviews.
Have a question about student payments you want to know the answer to? Digital Assistant Sam is here to help.
We can only pay your Youth Allowance or Austudy for a set amount of time. We call this allowable time.
We close over the Christmas and New Year holidays and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.
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