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 our job seekers help centre
- 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.
JobSeeker Payment started on 20 March 2020, and some payments stopped or closed to new claims. We have information about how these changes may affect you.
If you’ve lost your job and got a redundancy or termination payment, you may be able to get help.
We provide financial support and help to people with disability, illness or injury. This support can help you study or find and keep a job.
Find out what changes if you’re getting Disability Support Pension, and you claim another payment instead.
If you get JobKeeper Payment and a payment from us, you may have to meet these requirements from 28 September.
We'll SMS you to ask you to update your assets. If you don’t do this before 25 September, we’ll stop your payment.
The amount your partner earns can affect your JobSeeker Payment amount.
Find out how JobKeeper Payment income can affect your income support payment from us.
This information was printed 18 September 2020 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.