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Older Australians keep a step ahead of the latest scams

Scams are on the rise. We have details about the recent scams to keep you and your family safe.

Eligible recipients get one-off energy payment

The One-off Energy Assistance Payment will be paid from 26 June 2017.

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.

Tax time is nearly here!

Make sure you’re prepared, so we can balance your family assistance payments as quickly as possible.

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.

myGov, as easy as it should be

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

Keeping older Australians up to date

We’re committed to bringing you relevant and timely news.

Claiming carer payments just got easier

You can now apply for Carer Payment and Carer Allowance online.

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