Payments and services while you’re looking for work or doing approved studies to help you find and keep a job.
Check what payment you may get. This includes if you’ve been affected by COVID-19.
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.
If you get a message from the ‘Department of Health’ offering a COVID-19 vaccination benefit payment, don’t open the link.
You may get COVID-19 Disaster Payment for Katherine, Robinson River and surrounding homelands if you’ve lost income.
We’ve temporarily paused mutual obligation requirements for some participants in the Community Development Program.
We’re improving our Services Australia website to make it easier for you to find what you need.
We have a range of roles available. Some have an immediate start. Apply now to our Temporary Employment Register.
This information was printed 27 November 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.