Youth Allowance and Independance

One of the key criteria that students need to meet in order to be eligible for Youth Allowance benefits is to be considered as independent from their parents. Centrelink sees independence as a specific set of criteria in…

Youth allowance Eligibility

Youth Allowance eligibility is determined in a number of ways. You need to be studying full time and meet the eligible for Youth Allowance as a Student there is a few tests that you need to meet.  Firstly you…

Youth Allowance and Austudy – Whats the Difference?

Centrelink has two main benefits that are offered to eligible students. These are known as Youth Allowance and AusStudy. Essentially the way it works is, an eligible student will receive a sum of money into their bank account…

What is Centrelink?

Centrelink is a part of the Australian Government’s Department of Human Services. Its purpose is to provide financial assistance to people who need it most. This includes people who are unemployed, retired, unable to work due to illness…