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Extra support for young job seekers getting into the workforce

From 1 July 2017 if you start work, we may suspend your payment for 26 weeks rather than cancel it.

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.

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.

Gifting may affect your payment

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

A new PaTH to employment for young job seekers

You can gain valuable work experience by taking part in a PaTH internship.

myGov, as easy as it should be

A new look myGov, giving you a better online experience.

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.

Gain vital skills for work and study

Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) helps you gain the skills and confidence to find a job or to keep studying.

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