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.
You may be able to get COVID-19 Disaster Payment if you’ve been impacted by the shut down in September 2021.
COVID-19 Disaster Payments will continue to be paid from 19 September 2021.
If you haven’t already, create a myGov account and link Medicare. Then you can access your proof of vaccination online if you need it.
If you’re a dependent student or job seeker getting Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY, this will help you keep your payment.
Your age can affect what student payments you can get from Centrelink. Find out what this could mean for you.
This information was printed 15 September 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.