JobSeeker Payment

The JobSeeker Payment was previously known as the NewStart Allowance. If you get the JobSeeker Payment you will also receive the Coronavirus supplement of $550 per fortnight.

For more information on the JobSeeker Payment including:

  • Are you eligible?
  • How much will you get?
  • When will you get it?
  • How do you get it?

Watch a step by step video here.

21 July 2020 Update: Extension of JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments – further information can be found here


Other support available

Further information and Government resources

  • Information on how the Government is supporting the JobSeeker Payment can be found on the Services Australia website.