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Centrelink payment summaries are now available

Details from your 2016-17 Centrelink payment summary have been pre-filled for you in myTax.

We’re testing a new website design

We want to know what you think about the new design.

Older Australians keep a step ahead of the latest scams

Scams are on the rise. We have details about the recent scams to keep you and your family safe.

Eligible recipients get one-off energy payment

The One-off Energy Assistance Payment will be paid from 26 June 2017.

Our new look Payment and Service Finder is now available

A great new way to help you find, estimate and compare payments, and locate services.

The subsidy benefit does not exist - it’s a scam

A new scam about a subsidy benefit is being emailed to people and claiming to be from us.

Gifting may affect your payment

Before you give away your income and assets, it’s important you understand how it can affect your payment.

Change to Age Pension eligibility age from 1 July 2017

Remember, from 1 July 2017 the age you need to be to get Age Pension is changing.

Beware of myGov SMS and email scams

Scammers are targeting people with messages claiming to be from myGov.

Is your child with a disability about to turn 16?

Here are some things to think about including payments they may be eligible for and getting their own Medicare card.

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Mobility Allowance makes a difference

Mobility Allowance has helped Sana and can help other people with a disability, illness or injury.

Tips to help you get a job if you have a disability

If you have a disability and are finding it hard to get a job, there’s support available.

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