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.
If you’re an Australian Apprentice, you may be eligible for payment or some extra help.
There’s information, payments and services available if you’re between 15 and 24 and becoming independent from your parents or carer.
Some apprentices are eligible for student payments such as Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY. You might be one of them.
The class action settlement approval hearing has finished. We’re now waiting for the Court’s decision.
You may get extra help on top of your fortnightly Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY payment.
When you get Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you have to report your partner’s employment income to Centrelink.
What to expect once you’ve submitted your claim for Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY online.
This information was printed 13 May 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.