A guide to Australian Government payments

A publication that provides payment rate information for Centrelink payments.

Australian Government payment guide

We’re updating the guide to be more interactive and easier to use. We’ll continue making further updates to future versions.

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More information on our payments

Read about who can get a payment, how to apply and how to manage it.


Payments for families include:

Older Australians

Payments for older Australians include:

People with disability

Payments for people with disability include:


Payments for carers include:

Youth and students

Payments for students and Australian apprentices include:

Job seekers

Payments for job seekers include:

Farm support

Farm Household Allowance is the main farm support payment.

Special circumstances

One off payments in a crisis include:

Supplementary payments

Supplementary payments include:

Concession cards

Concession cards include:

Historical versions

Read the historical versions of the guide dating back to 2009.

Page last updated: 20 September 2022