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Our new look website arrives 27 August

We’re updating the website to make it easier to use.

Check, collect, claim and maintain

Follow these easy steps to make claiming with us easier.

We’re asking you to create a voiceprint

Voiceprint makes using our phone system easy, and it’s safer and more secure than using a PIN.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

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

Your student payment may change from June

Payment rates and eligibility are changing for dependent Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Assistance for Isolated Children and Austudy.

The ordinary waiting period has changed for some new claims

You may now need to serve a 1 week waiting period.

We’re testing a new website design

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

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.

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.

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.

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