Payments and services while you’re looking for work or doing approved studies to help you find and keep a job.
Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work. It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time.
Financial help if you’re 21 or younger and looking for work, or temporarily unable to work.
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 job seekers.
Financial help if you’re looking for work. There are also payments if you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study.
We have help available to support you if you’re looking for a job. You may also get help from other places. What you can get depends on your situation.
If you’ve lost your job and got a redundancy or termination payment, you may be able to get help.
From Monday 18 January 2021, you must start meeting your mutual obligation requirements if you have them.
Your mutual obligation requirements are temporarily paused until Sunday 17 January 2021.
Find out about upcoming changes due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and what you’ll need to do to keep getting your payment.
The pause on debt activity is ending for everyone from 11 January 2021, but repayments won’t restart until February.
Use the report to get information about industries and jobs most in demand. You can find out what qualifications or skills you need to get the job you want.
This information was printed 15 January 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/job-seekers. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.