Information, support and resources about student payments you can share with students.
What students can do online
Most students can self manage certain transactions through our different channels.
Students can use their Centrelink online account through myGov or the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app to:
- claim student payments
- report employment income
- update address details
- request income statements
- claim an advance payment
- submit documents
Information you can share with students
You can read all our information about student payments on our website.
Don’t forget, you can use the ‘customise and print’ feature on our website. This means you can create your own brochure of information from our main student pages.
We also have some student and general information available to order as printed products. You can order these publications online. View our order products page for more information or to place an order.
We update our publications as needed. You can read the most up to date information on our website. Remember to bookmark pages you access regularly.
Tools and services to help you
There are a range of tools and services available for education and training providers.
For more information about payments, you can also view these videos on our YouTube channel:
- An intro to student payments
- Eligibility for Youth Allowance
- Youth Allowance: dependent or independent
- ABSTUDY general claiming information
- ABSTUDY for high school students who live away from home
- ABSTUDY Fares Allowance
We also have online guides for more information on:
- How to add new study details
- How to update study details
- Report employment income
- How to apply for an advance payment
For current payment rates you can download A Guide to Australian Government Payments, updated quarterly.
ABSTUDY resources for community groups, including the ABSTUDY eKit, can help you share information about ABSTUDY.
Payment and Service Finder helps you find, estimate and compare payments and services.
The Study Assist website has information for students. It covers government assistance for financing tertiary study.
The online estimators let students estimate or compare payments on current or proposed circumstances.
Australian businesses can securely exchange documents and information with us using the Centrelink Information Exchange Service.
Student Regional Area Search service can determine whether a student or their family live in a regional or remote area.
The Education Institutions eService helps you determine ABSTUDY assistance online.