News for your health

Public holiday closures, reporting and payment arrangements

We will be closed over the holiday period and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.

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.

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Income Support changes affecting new aged care residents

From 1 January 2017, new aged care residents who rent out their former home will have the rental income assessed for their income support payments.

New changes make it even easier to sign in to your myGov account!

You can use your mobile phone number to sign in, unsuspend your account, and claim an email address from a locked account.

Taskforce Integrity is focusing on welfare fraud

Welfare fraud costs all of us. It happens when someone is doing the wrong thing to claim a welfare payment they are not entitled to.

Medical reviews for Disability Support Pension customers

There are now additional medical reviews for Disability Support Pension (DSP) customers.

2016-17 Budget measures that may affect you

The 2016-17 Budget was announced on Tuesday 3 May 2016.

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