Students and trainees
Payments and services if you’re a student, trainee or an Australian Apprentice.
Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice.
A group of payments for parents and carers of children who can't go to a local state school. This could be because of geographical isolation, disability or special needs.
A payment to help students with the cost of moving from outer regional or remote areas for tertiary study.
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 students and trainees.
Information to help you choose your next adventure if you’re about to or have just finished school.
We have payments and services to help if you’re an Australian Apprentice.
There’s information, payments and services available if you’re between 15 and 24 and becoming independent from your parents or carer.
When you claim a payment on or after 1 July 2021, a one week waiting period may apply.
If you’re starting study, training or an apprenticeship in Semester 2, learn about the financial help you can get.
If you objected to the settlement, you’ll have another opportunity to opt out of the class action.
If you lost income due to lockdown restrictions, you may be eligible for this new payment. You need to meet some rules.
When you get Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you have to report your partner’s employment income to Centrelink.
This information was printed 3 June 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/students-and-trainees. 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.