COVID Supplement Update for Students & Apprentices

November 2020 – Students and Australian Apprentices receiving Youth Allowance (YA), ABSTUDY (Living Allowance) or Austudy are eligible for the Coronavirus Supplement of:

• $550 per fortnight from 27 April 2020 to 24 September 2020, and
• $250 per fortnight from 25 September 2020 to 31 December 2020, and
• $150 per fortnight from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021

In response to coronavirus, some education providers have made adjustments to study arrangements, including changes to study dates for the 2020 academic year and providing online study solutions.

Students who are unable to continue study, or reduce their study load to part-time as a direct result of coronavirus, may continue to get student payments.

For further information please contact the Services Australia Youth and Students line on 132 490.