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Get involved in DonateLife Week 2016
DonateLife Week, dedicated to promoting organ and tissue donation in Australia, starts on Sunday 31 July 2016.
Has your Youth Allowance or ABSTUDY payment changed?
From 1 July the way your dependent Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY payment is worked out has changed.
We need your bank account details to pay you your Medicare benefit!
From 1 July 2016, you need to have your bank details registered with Medicare to get your benefit. Make sure we can pay your benefit into your bank account.
Getting ready for tax time
Access your Centrelink payment summary online and link your ATO account to myGov.
myGov is now even easier to use
It’s easier than ever to sign in to myGov and new features have been added.
Schoolkids Bonus payments are ending
The final instalment of Schoolkids Bonus will be paid automatically to eligible families and students from 1 to 18 July 2016.
2016-17 Budget measures that may affect you
The 2016-17 Budget was announced on Tuesday 3 May 2016.
9 out of 10 people have linked their Centrelink online account to myGov
If you’re not one of them, make the link to myGov today!
Don’t make yourself a target for Taskforce Integrity
Taskforce Integrity is tackling non-compliance and welfare fraud. Make sure you’re doing the right thing.
Don’t miss out on your benefit - register your bank details today
From 1 July 2016, Medicare patient cheques are stopping - make sure your bank account details are registered to get your benefit.
Have you overdrawn your bank account?
We’ve partnered with the banking sector and there’s support available if you’ve overdrawn your account.
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