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Budget | 2014-15

Budget 2014-15
Australian Government Coat of Arms, Budget 2014-15

Newstart changes for under 30s

Requiring young people to be earning, learning or participating in Work for the Dole

Income support recipients who are exempt from the new 'under 30s' waiting period:

  • Those with a work capacity of less than 30 hours per week
  • Principal carers, or parents with 35 per cent or more care of a child
  • Part-time apprentices
  • Disability Employment Service clients
  • Stream 3 or 4 jobseekers under employment services