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.
We can help if you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian looking for work. We can also help if you want to study or train to find a job.
A number of changes have been announced, subject to legislation. Read more about what this may mean for you.
Find out the most common reasons for why we reject a claim for Age Pension. This may help you when claiming.
What you need to know to get ready for the COVID-19 vaccines.
There are things you must do to get and keep your payment.
We have a range of roles available. Some have an immediate start. Apply now to our Temporary Employment Register.
This information was printed 25 February 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.