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Can I get Working for Families?

To get Working for Families you'll need to:

- have a dependent child or children in your care under the age of 18 or between 18 and 19 and still at school or in tertiary study
- be the principal caregiver
- be aged 16 or older
- meet the residency requirements.

You are entitled to payments up until a child turns 18. If the child is still at school or in tertiary study when they turn 18 you can get payments until 31 December of that year.

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