News for Higher education

The latest news updates and changes.

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When will I find out about my student payment claim?

You can check the progress of your Austudy, Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY online claim without having to call or visit us.

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You can now claim the Tertiary Access Payment for 2023

If you’re moving from a regional or remote area for tertiary study, you could get a one-off payment up to $5000.

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Starting study after working in agriculture?

We may consider you independent for Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY if you claim before 1 March 2023.

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Changes to electric car tax rules could affect your payment

If you get fringe benefits for an electric car, you need to include this amount in your adjusted taxable income.

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Tips for getting your student claim approved

Here’s some things you can do to stop your Youth Allowance or Austudy claim getting rejected.

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Beware of fake Services Australia social media profiles

Scammers are setting up fake social media profiles pretending to be us. They’re asking you to share your info with them.

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Australia Day 2023 public holiday closures

Your Centrelink payment and reporting dates may change due to the upcoming public holiday.

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Download the new myGov app today

The myGov app is a secure and convenient way to use myGov on your mobile.

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How to manage your money when you start studying

If you’re thinking about more study next year and are worried about money, we have the tools, resources and payments to help you.

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Claim your student payment for the start of 2023 now

You don’t need to wait for your formal course offer to claim a student payment online.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021