To get this you must be:
- 25 or older
- a full time student in an approved course or Australian Apprenticeship
- under the income test limits.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
The rate of Austudy increased from 20 September 2023. This means you may get a partial increase in your first payment after this date, and the full increase after that.
Read more about the changes and how much you can get.
You need to meet certain criteria to get Austudy if you're a student or Australian Apprentice.
Complete the following steps to claim Austudy. Before you start, check if you can get it.
There may be one or more waiting periods that apply before you get your first Austudy payment.