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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.

Are you going overseas this holiday season

Before you travel overseas, check if your Centrelink payment and access to health care will be affected.

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.

Medicare benefits cheques are stopping

Make sure your bank account details are registered with Medicare today.

Taskforce Integrity - do the right thing

If you don’t tell us when your circumstances change you could be committing fraud.

Immunisation requirements are changing

From 1 January 2016, new immunisation requirements will apply to children and young people under 20 years of age.

Changes to the assessment of defined benefit income streams

From 1 January 2016, the income test deductible amount for most defined benefit income streams will be capped at 10%.

Family and domestic violence. It's time to say enough.

If you're affected by family and domestic violence we can assist with a range of payments, services and support.

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