How much do you get from Youth Allowance Centrelink?
|Your maximum fortnightly payment
|Single, no children, 18 or older and live at your parent’s home
|Single, no children, 18 or older and need to live away from your parent’s home
|Single, with children
|A couple, with no children
Who is eligible for Youth Allowance Centrelink?
Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and a student or Australian Apprentice, or 21 or younger and looking for work. 16 to 17, studying full time and have completed year 12 or equivalent.
Is my child eligible for Youth Allowance?
Your child may be eligible for a payment in their own right once they turn 16 or 18. This depends on their circumstances. They may be able to get Youth Allowance if they’re either: looking for full time work.
How much money can I have in the bank on Youth Allowance?
you have liquid assets (opens external website) of over $5,500 as a single person with no dependents and claiming a Youth Allowance/Austudy benefit. For partnered new claimants or people with dependent children there will be no waiting period if you have liquid assets of less than $11,000.
Can a 14 year old get Centrelink payments?
Your child may be eligible for a payment. They can also register as an organ donor. Your child turning 18 or stopping school may affect Family Tax Benefit (FTB), child support and their eligibility for payment. When your child turns 19, your eligibility for Family Tax Benefit (FTB) stops.
How many hours a week can you work on Centrelink Youth Allowance?
You may be independent for Youth Allowance if you worked full time. You must have worked an average of 30 hours a week for at least 18 months within any 2 year period. You don’t need to work for 18 months in a row, or in the same job. Full time work is an average of 30 hours a week.
Does parents income affect Youth Allowance?
If there are more children in your family pool, your parents’ or guardians’ income affects your payment less. If you need to update your family details, call the students and trainees line.
Does Centrelink look at your savings?
We check your bank account information is up to date. We do this to check we paid you the right payment and amount in the past.
Does Centrelink look at your bank account?
A. There are many anecdotal stories on whether Centrelink can and does check bank accounts and the upshot is that Centrelink does not have the power to spot check individual’s bank accounts. However, it does utilise data-matching with other Government agencies to weed out cases of possible welfare fraud.
Can 15 year olds get Centrelink?
A young person aged 15 years old may qualify for YA if they are independent and have reached the minimum school leaver age in their state/territory.
What Centrelink payments can a 16 year old get?
When your child turns 16, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) may change. Your child may be eligible for a payment. They can also register as an organ donor. Your child turning 18 or stopping school may affect Family Tax Benefit (FTB), child support and their eligibility for payment.
Can you get JobSeeker and Youth Allowance at the same time?
Unemployed and you’re looking for work If you’re unemployed, or you’re not in full time work, you may get Youth Allowance as a job seeker. This can include if you’re doing part time or casual work. If you get Youth Allowance and you earn income over a certain amount, it will affect how much you get.