Understanding payments for students and apprentices

Learn about payments for students and apprentices from Services Australia.

An increase to the rate of youth allowance for students and Australian apprentices was announced in the budget, starting from 20 September 2023, subject to legislation.

This presentation covers:

  • payments for students and apprentices
  • youth allowance eligibility
  • Austudy eligibility
  • the independence criteria
  • the parental means test
  • income and asset tests
  • other financial support.

Brought to you by Willoughby City Library and presented by Services Australia.

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  • Wednesday, 28 February 2024 | 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM


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