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Financial assistance

Young people might be eligible for financial support while studying or seeking empoyment.


Youth Allowance

Youth Allowance can assist a young person who is studying, undertaking training or an Australian Apprenticeship, looking for work, or sick.
More informationhttp://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/youth-allowance


ABSTUDY

ABSTUDY helps Indigenous secondary or tertiary student or a full-time Australian Apprentice to stay at school or go on to further studies. It consists of a fortnightly living allowance as well as additional components to help with the costs associated with attending school.
More information: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/abstudy


Newstart Allowance

Newstart Allowance helps unemployed young people while they are looking for work and allows them to participate in activities designed to increase their chances of finding work.
More information: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/newstart-allowance


Youth Disability Supplement

Additional financial support to young people with a physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability who receive certain income support payments.
For more information: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/youth-disability-supplement


Disability Support Pension 

The Disability Support Pension is a payment for people whose physical, intellectual or psychiatric impairment prevents them from working, or for people who are permanently blind.
More information: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/centrelink/disability-support-pension


 

12-Dec-2015 8:25 AM (AEST)