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New means test rules for lifetime income streams came into effect on 1 July 2019.
The deeming rates we use to assess your income are being lowered.
From money to the menu, here are 5 simple rules to help you achieve share house bliss.
Tax time is here and we’re already seeing scams targeting myGov users.
If you get a Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) payment, make sure you tell us about changes to your circumstances.
NAIDOC Week runs from 7 to 14 July.
Most families will need to do something before we can start balancing their Family Tax Benefit or Child Care Subsidy.
You can use our online services to get a copy of your payment summary. If you use ATO’s myTax, it’s prefilled for you.
As of 1 July 2019 more older Australians can now access the Pension Loans Scheme.
Follow these four steps so we can balance your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS).
Go online to get your child support information to complete your tax return.
Here’s what you need to do to claim the Medicare levy exemption.
A change to Farm Household Allowance (FHA) helps farmers forced to dispose of their livestock.
Getting a flu vaccine every year is your best shot at stopping the flu.
Find out what to do if your child care fees change, you get a lump sum payment or you’ve been paid too much.
Some say age only matters if you’re cheese. But it also matters for some student payments. Let’s find out how.
Some carers may need to do an income review. Check if you need to and if you do, complete it now.
Fares Allowance helps you with travel costs if you study away from home.
Do you spend a lot on Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines? Keep track of how much you spend with our new form.
If they don’t have one before they turn 5, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate will reduce.
To help give you a better website experience we’ve refreshed our design.
If they don’t meet immunisation requirements and you get Family Tax Benefit (FTB), your FTB Part A rate may reduce.
From 1 July 2019, you must have a Safe Travel Plan for pre-booked travel. Here’s how to set one up.
After the end of the financial year we balance Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS) payments.
If you’re studying or training in the second half of the year, you can claim Youth Allowance or Austudy now.
It’s important to look after your mental health while you’re studying. There are some great resources you can tap into.
There are now more ways you can apply for Pensioner Education Supplement.
If you get a compensation payment, it may affect how much Disability Support Pension (DSP) you can get.
From 10 June 2019, if you owe us money we can recover it from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments.
Your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment has a time limit. We call this allowable time. Here’s what you need to know.
Privacy Awareness Week is a good time to check you’re protecting your personal information online.
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
If you get Family Tax Benefit (FTB) or Child Care Subsidy, we need your family income estimate for the new financial year.
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme will impact new and existing participants. More people will be able to access it.
The Work Bonus is increasing. We’ll also apply it to self-employment income from active participation.
If you get a student payment from us, you might also get extra help for accommodation and living costs.
You can report your income online or through the Express Plus Centrelink app.
Not sure what to do next? Explore your education, training and career options in Youth Week.
You may have to do activities to help you find and keep work.
We’ve improved our site to make it better for you. Let us know what you think.
You may need to confirm your family’s income or submit a lump sum claim for Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for 2017-18.
For some families, even a small change in your family’s income may change how much Child Care Subsidy (CCS) we pay.
If you take part in the CDP, these changes may affect you.
You can submit your claim up to 13 weeks before starting your course. We’ll pay you from the first day you’re eligible.
You need to tell us now because it could affect your payment.
The costs of studying can add up. Check what money you might get and create a budget to better manage it.
Know how to pick fake emails, fake text messages and fake websites.
If you’re getting Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for a child 16-19, you might need to update your child’s education details.
If you get Child Care Subsidy and your income is close to this amount, an annual cap could affect you.
In March there will be times when some Medicare services won’t be available online.
Households getting Farm Household Allowance (FHA) will soon get a second FHA supplement lump sum payment.
Updating your income can help you avoid an overpayment. Especially if any of these reasons apply to your family.
Fares Allowance is a payment that can help with the costs of travel if you study away from your home.
You’ll get the payment soon, so keep an eye on your bank account.
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If your family’s circumstances change and you get Child Care Subsidy, let us know. Otherwise, we may overpay you.
It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
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