The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.Y.20 Youth allowance job seeker


A YA job seeker is a YA recipient who is not a YA full-time student or YA Australian Apprentice.

Act reference: SSAct section 540AA Qualification for YA-new apprentices, section 541B Undertaking full-time study

Policy reference: SS Guide Youth allowance (YA) - description, 3.2.3 YA - qualification & payability

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