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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.

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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!

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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.

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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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Get money wise

Use our website for useful tools to help you make the most of your money.

It's time to move your Centrelink online account to myGov!

From early 2016, myGov will be the only way you can access your Centrelink online account.

Changes to the residential aged care means test

From 1 January 2016, changes apply to the assessment of rental income from your former principal home.

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