Centrelink - government income support
Students may be able to receive income support administered by Centrelink. There are different benefits, rates of pay and requirements for different student groups.
Centrelink's student services are online for self-service.
To make an appointment, phone 13 1021.
All Centrelink allowances are means tested.
Check if you are eligible by asking Centrelink staff.
Telephone: 132 490
Health Care Card
Most Australian students are eligible for a Low Income Health Care Card.
Benefits can include:
- concession fares on public transport
- concession rate for prescription medicines
- 50% off car registration discounts on utility bills.