Moving on

After finding out what your financial standing is, how long your payout will last and when you will be eligible for Centrelink payments such as Newstart Allowance you can begin to research options and make decisions about what to do next.

The options open to you will be decided by your personal and financial circumstances and your aspirations. The pages below outline some of the basic information needed to begin considering any of the following options.

New job

Career/occupation change

Further education & training

Transitioning to retirement

Starting a small business


Dealing with change provides a place to start when making sure you are looking after yourself during this time of transition and change. Visit the Dealing with change page for strategies to cope, self-care information and how to get help if you feel overwhelmed.