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1 January 2017 changes to the assets test for pensioners
From 1 January 2017, the assets test free area and taper rate for pensions will increase. This means you can own more assets before they affect your pension.
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.
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.
2016-17 Budget measures that may affect you
The 2016-17 Budget was announced on Tuesday 3 May 2016.
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