What other services are available
There are other services to help you manage your Youth Allowance payment as a job seeker.
Helping you get work
Due to coronavirus, you can choose to connect with these services on a voluntary basis to help you find work. You can make a phone appointment with your provider.
jobactive is a service that helps connect you with employers and find work.
Read about jobactive on their website.
Help to find jobs in remote areas
If you live in a remote area the Community Development Program can help you:
- contribute to your community
- gain skills and training while you look for work.
Read about the Community Development Program on the National Indigenous Australians Agency website.
Skills for Education and Employment
You can get help with speaking, reading, writing and maths skills. Read about the Skills for Education and Employment program on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.
New Business Assistance with New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS)
New Business Assistance with NEIS can help you start your own small business. It includes personalised support to help you become a self-employed business owner. If you get an income support payment, you may get NEIS allowance instead for up to the first 39 weeks. Read more about New Business Assistance with NEIS on the Department of Education, Skills and Employment website.
We can help you take away some of the financial stresses while you’re looking for work. We’ve got tips and tools to help.
You can use our free and voluntary service to pay bills as regular deductions from your Centrelink payments.
Due to coronavirus (COVID-19) we’re pausing some debt activities. We won’t pause your debt repayments if you already have a payment arrangement in place.
Page last updated: 30 July 2020
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