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Taskforce Integrity is focusing on welfare fraud

Welfare fraud costs all of us. It happens when someone is doing the wrong thing to claim a welfare payment they are not entitled to.

myGov celebrates reaching 10 million!

More than 10 million active myGov accounts—it’s time to celebrate!

Get involved in DonateLife Week 2016

DonateLife Week, dedicated to promoting organ and tissue donation in Australia, starts on Sunday 31 July 2016.

Medical reviews for Disability Support Pension customers.

There are now additional medical reviews for Disability Support Pension (DSP) customers.

We need your bank account details to pay you your Medicare benefit!

From 1 July 2016, you need to have your bank details registered with Medicare to get your benefit. Make sure we can pay your benefit into your bank account.

Medicare Benefit Tax Statements have stopped

There are changes to the way you can claim out of pocket medical expenses in your tax return.

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myGov is now even easier to use

It’s easier than ever to sign in to myGov and new features have been added.

Getting ready for tax time

Access your Centrelink payment summary online and link your ATO account to myGov.

Carers, your annual payments are coming

If you get Carer Supplement or Child Disability Assistance Payment, there is no need to contact us as your payment for 2016 is on its way.

2016-17 Budget measures that may affect you

The 2016-17 Budget was announced on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

Have you overdrawn your bank account?

We’ve partnered with the banking sector and there’s support available if you’ve overdrawn your account.

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