Update your study details before the Census date

Published: 20 March 2024

If you get Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY, you must tell us about any changes to your study to help avoid a debt.

Study plans can change. This could include:

  • dropping a subject or changing your study load
  • stopping your study
  • changing your course or education provider.

If you get a student payment from us, you need to let us know about any changes to your study plan within 14 days.

You can update your study details through your Centrelink Online account. You can also use the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.

This helps make sure you get the right payment and avoid a debt you’ll need to repay.

Read more about study loads.

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Page last updated: 20 March 2024.
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