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Tips to help you complete your income review
Have you got a letter from us asking you to check your past income details? Here are some handy tips to help you.
Assistance for Isolated Children annual reviews are coming up
We’ll send you a review form in October. We may also send a letter asking for a 2019 income estimate in September.
What happens when you get Disability Support Pension and reach age pension age?
You can choose to stay on Disability Support Pension or transfer to Age Pension when you reach age pension age.
Immunisation requirements changed on 1 July 2018
If you get Family Tax Benefit Part A, this change may affect you.
Everything you need to know about that magical Centrelink number
Your Customer Reference Number (CRN) is key to doing business with us. Learn more about it.
Get Farm Household Allowance for longer
Find out more about the ways you can claim the extra year.
Tell us about changes to your studies
Semester 2 census date is fast approaching! Here’s what you need to do if your study situation has changed.
Laying out your options for after school?
Read about the support available to help you decide your next step.
Is your child finishing school?
Read about the support available to help them decide their next step.
Help for scams is here
We have a new dedicated phone line if you think you’ve been scammed by someone pretending to be us.
Stronger participation requirements start on 20 September 2018
If you’re a job seeker, find out how these changes will affect you.
We’re busting myths for young Australians this DonateLife Week
Common myths are holding young Australians back from making a decision about organ and tissue donation.
Donate a few minutes… DonateLife
Make your decision count this DonateLife Week. Join the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR).
Take the right steps to apply for Medicare Entitlement Statements (MES)
Avoid delays by getting your application right.
Keep track of your student payment claim
Get updates on how your claim is progressing using your Centrelink online account or electronic messaging.
Check your iPhone software now
It’s time to check if your iPhone needs a software update.
We’re starting to balance your child care fee assistance!
We might need information from you to do this.
Centrelink payment summaries are now available
Your 2017-18 Centrelink payment summary details are pre-filled for you in myTax.
Which student payment is best for you?
If you’re studying or training in Semester 2, find out more about the financial help we offer.
We’re starting to balance family assistance payments!
Do you know what you need to do?
You can cancel your payment online
Cancelling your Newstart Allowance or Youth Allowance payment online is fast and easy and helps you avoid a debt.
You can now cancel your payment online
Cancelling your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment online is fast and easy and helps you avoid a debt.
The new Child Care Subsidy has started
This means Child Care Benefit, Child Care Rebate and JET Child Care Fee Assistance have stopped.
Making a claim? We need your tax file number
It’s important you give us your tax file number (TFN) when you claim.
Do you have a new mobile number? Need a myGov code to sign in?
No worries! Update your mobile number online so you can still get your myGov code.
Student Start-up Loan payments are coming
If you’ve applied for a Student Start-up Loan, we’ll pay you soon. Keep an eye on your bank account.
It’s now even easier to get an Immunisation History Statement
Are you having trouble getting a statement? Your vaccination provider can now print one for you.
Do you get ABSTUDY and need to study away from home?
You may be eligible for ABSTUDY Fares Allowance.
Changes to getting your first Newstart and Youth Allowance payment
From 1 July 2018, you may need to meet with an Employment Services Provider before you get your first payment.
It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness Month — get behind it!
Detecting bowel cancer early saves lives. It’s one of the most treatable types of cancer if found early.
Laugh Without Leaking during World Continence Week, 18-24 June 2018
Bladder and bowel problems are very common. If you’re having trouble, the Continence Aids Payment Scheme may help.
New rules for job seekers who miss requirements
From 1 July 2018, there are new rules and stronger penalties for job seekers who don’t meet their requirements.
Get SMS messages to help remind you to report your income
To get a reminder from us, you’ll need to have a mobile phone number and subscribe to the Electronic Messaging Service.
New requirements if you get Parenting Payment
From 1 July 2018 you may need to take part in the ParentsNext program.
Have you received child care fee assistance in 2017-18?
We’ll start balancing your Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate from 23 July 2018.
There’s no excuse for elder abuse
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on 15 June. Do you know what elder abuse is and where to get help?
Your Youth Allowance or Austudy payment can’t last forever
We can only pay you for a set amount of time. We call this allowable time. Find out what this means for you.
Get your move on with Fares Allowance
Fares Allowance can help with travel costs if you study away from your home.
Intent to claim is stopping on 1 July 2018
You’ll no longer be able to submit an intent to claim for certain payments and concession cards. New rules will apply.
Protect your privacy
Keep your Medicare information safe.
Changes for dependent students, Australian Apprentices and job seekers
Your payment may change from 1 July 2018.
Do you know about the changes to family payments?
From July there are changes to family assistance payments that may affect you.
Annual payments for carers
From 1 July 2018, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement and the Child Disability Assistance Payment.
Changes to help support people with drug or alcohol misuse
We’re changing requirements relating to drug or alcohol misuse.
Complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment now
If you need assistance with child care fees from 2 July you must take action now.
Changes to Disability Employment Services start 1 July 2018
Find out how these changes will affect you.
Changes for separated parents
If you pay or receive child support, here’s what you need to know.
Haven’t lodged a lump sum claim or done your tax for 2016–17?
You’ve still got time! Get organised by 30 June. Don’t miss out on family assistance payments you may be able to get.
New improvements to Payment and Service Finder
We’ve separated our Payment and Service Finder tool so you can get the information you need faster.
Widow Allowance claims are closing
New claims for Widow Allowance will be closed from 1 July 2018. Other payments are available.
A better way to navigate our website
We’re making it easier to find the information you need.
Sam can answer your questions online!
Meet Sam, the online virtual assistant ready to answer your questions.
5 changes you need to tell us about
Tell us about changes to make sure you’re paid the right amount.