JobSeeker Payment

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.

You may get JobKeeper payment through your employer. You need to check with them before you claim a payment with us. Read how JobKeeper payment could affect you.

To get JobSeeker Payment you need to meet some rules. These include:

  • you’re between 22 and Age Pension age
  • your income is under the test limits
  • you meet residence rules.

To find out the full conditions and if this payment is right for you, read who can get it.

Page last updated: 11 June 2020