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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.
Medicare Benefit Tax Statements have stopped
There are changes to the way you can claim out of pocket medical expenses in your tax return.
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.
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.
9 out of 10 people have linked their Centrelink online account to myGov
If you’re not one of them, make the link to myGov today!
Don’t make yourself a target for Taskforce Integrity
Taskforce Integrity is tackling non-compliance and welfare fraud. Make sure you’re doing the right thing.
Don’t miss out on your benefit - register your bank details today
From 1 July 2016, Medicare patient cheques are stopping - make sure your bank account details are registered to get your benefit.
Buying continence products
You can use your Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) payment to buy continence products from any supplier or retailer.
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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