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.
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.
You don’t need to visit a service centre to prove your identity to claim a new payment.
The Australian Government has announced more payments and streamlined claims for people affected by coronavirus.
Some payments stopped or closed to new claims. Find out if these changes affect you.
We are closed for Easter on Friday 10 and Monday 13 April 2020.
If you’re affected by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can register your intention to claim so you don’t have to visit or call us.