Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice, or 21 or younger and looking for work.
16 to 21 and looking for full time work
18 to 24 and studying full time
16 to 24 and doing a full time Australian Apprenticeship
16 to 17 and independent or needing to live away from home to study
16 to 17, studying full time and have completed year 12 or equivalent.
See our website for more information on:
- Students and Apprentices
- Job Seekers
More programs from Department of Social Services
Rent Assistance is a regular extra payment if you pay rent and get certain payments from us.
Coronavirus – Government Support for Individuals and Households
As part of the economic response to Corona virus, the Australian Government is providing financial assistance to Australians. This assistance includes income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.
People currently receiving payments from Centrelink do not need to do anything to get the extra financial assistance that is being offered due to COVID 19.