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Seven reasons to update your income estimate for Child Care Subsidy
Updating your income can help you avoid an overpayment. Especially if any of these reasons apply to your family.
If you’re moving away to study, you may get Fares Allowance
Fares Allowance is a payment that can help with the costs of travel if you study away from your home.
Be sure to check out our social media accounts
We have Facebook and Twitter accounts and a YouTube channel. Use them to stay up to date, anywhere, anytime.
Do you have a child from a past relationship in your care?
We may reduce your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A if you haven’t applied for a child support assessment.
Have you applied for a Student Start-up Loan?
You’ll get the payment soon, so keep an eye on your bank account.
Top 3 changes that affect your Child Care Subsidy
If your family’s circumstances change and you get Child Care Subsidy, let us know. Otherwise, we may overpay you.
Child Support online guides
There are online guides to help you do your child support business online.
Keep track of your student claim after you submit it online
Get updates on how your student claim is going using your Centrelink online account or electronic messaging.
Carer Allowance and Carer Allowance Health Care Card are now income tested
Some carers may need to do an income review. Check if you need to do one and if you do, complete it now.
Make the most of O Week on and off campus
There’s lots to take in during O Week. Set yourself up for the year with our tips on staying connected.
Stay safe from being hacked. Use strong passwords
Forgot to make a New Year’s resolution? It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
Confirm your identity for a student payment
Do you know how to prove your identity before making a student claim? We can guide you through it.
Show your love this Valentine’s Day – register as an organ donor
Record your decision to save lives on the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR).
Save time! Go online to do your child support business with us
Use your Child Support online account to manage your child support payments and details.
The new year is a great time to review your Child Care Subsidy
Review your income estimate for Child Care Subsidy to help us make sure you’re getting the right percentage.
Child support when one parent lives overseas
We may be able to help you arrange child support even if one parent doesn’t live in Australia.
It pays to register your bank details with Medicare
Don’t miss a Medicare payment. We need your bank details to pay your Medicare benefits.
Has your 4 year old had their healthy start for school health check?
If they don’t have one before they turn 5, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate may reduce.
The year has changed, have your circumstances changed too?
With 2019 already underway, it can be easy to forget to keep your details up to date.
We’re closing for the Australia Day public holiday
Your reporting and payment arrangements may change when we close.
Changes to waiting periods from 1 January 2019
The Newly Arrived Resident’s and Assurance of Support waiting periods are increasing. These changes may affect you.
At what age are you independent?
You may feel independent at 18 or 21. But if you’re claiming a student payment, we look at your age and other factors.
Get your child prepared now to make a student claim for 2019
Is your child planning to do full time study or an Australian Apprenticeship next year? If so, they can make a claim now.
Do your care arrangements change over the school holidays?
You may be wondering what happens to your child support assessment if your care changes over the holidays.
Earning extra money while getting a student payment?
You can use Income Bank to keep more of your student payment while you’re working.
Have you heard of the app ‘Sunny’?
If you’re a woman with disability, Sunny can help you recognise violence, know your rights and reach out for support.
Manage your letters, bills and statements online
It’s faster and you don’t risk having to pay fees.
What happens when your child completes year 12?
Your child completing school signals some big changes for your family, including changes to your payments.
Want to know what payments and services you can get?
Studying and not sure where to start? Payment and Service Finder can point you in the right direction.
Have you been scammed? We can help.
If you’ve given personal information to a scammer, call our Scams and Identity Theft Helpdesk straight away.
Get prepared and make your claim now for 2019
You can claim now if you’re planning to do full time study or an Australian Apprenticeship next year.
We have support if you’re affected by family and domestic violence
We want you to know you can reach out to us for help and support.
Appoint a nominee to help you do business with us
Do you need help to claim Disability Support Pension? A nominee can help you.
Are you eligible for a concession card and ready to claim?
You can get your nominee to help, or claim online yourself.
5 totally top tips
Go to the top of the class with our tips for claiming Youth Allowance or Austudy.
You can now use Payment and Service Finder in Chinese Simplified
Try it out if you read Chinese Simplified and tell us what you think.
Changes to ABSTUDY start 1 January 2019
What you need to know if your child gets ABSTUDY, is in secondary school and studies away from home.
Changes for regional and remote students from 1 January 2019
The parental income limit is changing. This will make it easier to be an independent for Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY.
1 January changes to ABSTUDY
What you need to know if you get ABSTUDY, are in secondary school and need to study away from home.
Claiming a student payment: why getting in early pays off
You can reap the benefits of claiming your student payment early. So why wait?
Have you seen the new myGov digital assistant (DA)?
Need online support using myGov? You can now get help using myGov’s DA.
We offer help if you’re having a baby
There’s a few things you need to do to access our payments when you’re having a baby.