Some payments have changed from 20 March 2020

20 March 2020

Find out if these changes affect you or who you’re a nominee for.

JobSeeker Payment started on 20 March 2020. It’s the main income support payment if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age.

When JobSeeker Payment started, other payments stopped or closed to new claims. The payments affected are:

You can read more about the changes to payments from 20 March 2020.

Next steps

Make sure your customers’ details are up to date. As a nominee for JobSeeker Payment customers, you can still update details the same way as you do for other payments.

You won’t need to do anything if you’re a nominee for Wife Pension customers, as your nominee arrangements will be transferred to their new payment.

Page last updated: 20 March 2020