News for rural and remote Australians

Check, collect, claim and maintain

Follow these easy steps to make claiming with us easier.

Don’t forget to update your farm business income estimate

If you get Farm Household Allowance and your farm income has changed, chances are your payments need to change as well.

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.

School’s out! What’s next?

The end of high school is fast approaching. What’s next? Here are some tips to help with your decision making.

Do you get Farm Household Allowance? It’s time to reconcile

If you get Farm Household Allowance (FHA), you need to send us your 2015–16 income tax returns.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

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

We’re testing a new website design

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

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.

Annual payments for carers

Eligible carers will be paid Carer Supplement and Child Disability Assistance Payment from 1 July 2017.

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.

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.

Meet Karen, one of our Agents out in the field

We have 350 Agents across the country bringing face-to-face services to rural residents.

myGov, as easy as it should be

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

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