Resources for school leavers

Resources about student payments to share with school leavers, other students and their families.

Every year students and their families look for information about financial help after high school.

We’ve created a suite of materials to help you share information about our student payments. This will assist students and families, who need help, know what payment they can get and how to claim.

We encourage you to download and share our resource eKit for school leavers.

You’ll find the translated material and links to our videos included in the download. If you prefer, you can access them from this page.

By using these resources, you agree to reproduce content in the exact form provided by us. Please don’t change the designs in any way.

If you use assistive technology and can’t access the resources, read more about Leaving School or call us on the Youth and Students Line.

Resource overview

Read this guide before you start using the resources for school leavers. It includes an overview of all resources including printable materials, social media messages and links to videos and useful webpages.

Product type Resource
8 page guide with social media messages and links to videos Guide to school resource kit


Student payments

Share information about Centrelink student payments through printable factsheets, an article for your newsletter, or a short video.

Product type Resource
2 minute video on YouTube An introduction to student payments
PowerPoint presentation Introduction to student payments and services
2 page colour factsheet to print Student payment factsheet
Brochure Studying or training? This brochure has a brief overview of student payments and other services. You can download the pdf in the eKit and find out how to order printed copies.
Article and graphic you can reproduce in a newsletter or online Fuel your future article: Find out what support you can get from Centrelink to help steer you to success.
1 page factsheet Centrelink information for students
2 page factsheet The Tertiary Access Payment is a new payment for students from outer regional and remote areas of Australia. It’s to help with the costs of moving to start tertiary study.

Youth Allowance

Most students finishing high school who make a Centrelink claim need to know about Youth Allowance. You can choose to share short YouTube videos, an infographic or posters with them. We also have a long form podcast.

Product type Resource
50 second video on YouTube Youth Allowance: eligibility explained
1 minute video on YouTube Youth Allowance: dependent or independent
A4 poster to print Youth Allowance for uni students poster
A4 poster to print Youth Allowance for apprentices poster
23 minute podcast on SoundCloud Coronavirus Conversations: Youth Allowance
Infographic to use online or to print Top tips for claiming a student payment infographic
A4 poster to print Ask Centrelink questions on Facebook poster
Social media posts for Facebook and Twitter Text and graphics to share on your social media accounts about Centrelink student payments


ABSTUDY is another important student payment. We’ve included 2 posters in this resource. But if you need more, we’ve created an ABSTUDY eKit you can download.

Product type Resource
A4 poster to print ABSTUDY travel for uni poster
A4 poster to print ABSTUDY help for study poster

myGov and Centrelink app

For many students, getting started may be the hardest thing. These short factsheets break it up into simple steps.

Product type Resource
Factsheet to print myGov get started
Factsheet to print Express Plus Centrelink mobile app

Information in other languages

We have translated factsheets to help students learn about our payments and services.

You’ll find the following translated factsheets in the resource eKit. Or you can look for information by language to find individual factsheets.

Product type Resource
2 page factsheet translated into 22 languages Financial assistance for students
2 page factsheet translated into 14 languages Confirm your identity
9 page factsheet translated into 12 languages Create a myGov account

Other resources

We have a factsheet about work opportunities in the Australian Public Service after high school or university. We also have other resources you can find that aren’t in the resource eKit.

Product type Resource
Factsheet to print Careers in the Australian Public Service

We have more videos on YouTube as part of the Students playlist.

Follow our Services Australia Facebook account. You can share our posts so your followers get updates about payments and services.

Subscribe to our eNewsletters for students and trainees or community groups. The newsletters highlight changes, important updates and timely reminders.

Page last updated: 9 December 2020