How to manage your allowance
Your options and obligations for ABSTUDY Living Allowance.
How much you or your partner get paid affects your payment. We need to know what you both get paid so we can pay you the right amount.
You need to tell us if your circumstances change when you get ABSTUDY Living Allowance.
We may send a letter to your myGov inbox asking you to do an online review of your study details.
If you’re a member of a couple, it can affect what payments you can get and your payment rate.
If you're dependent and get Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY, we may need your parents’ or guardians’ income details each year.
There are rules about when you can get ABSTUDY when you travel outside Australia.
An option for students to help pay residential costs while living away from home to study.
We have a range of tools, information and services to help you manage your payment or get extra support.
Page last updated: 13 January 2020
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