Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates from the Australian Government

JobSeeker flexibility


Under the new temporary arrangements a range of eligibility criteria have also been relaxed and some waiting periods removed.

These include a six month suspension of the:

  • asset test
  • liquid assets waiting period
  • seasonal work preclusion period
  • newly arrived residents’ waiting period
  • documentary evidence at point of claim.

Fact sheet

PDF file
PDF file

See also