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Help for scams is here

30 July 2018

We have a new dedicated phone line if you think you’ve been scammed by someone pretending to be us.

Donate a few minutes… DonateLife

27 July 2018

Make your decision count this DonateLife Week. Join the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR).

We’re starting to balance your child care fee assistance!

23 July 2018

We might need information from you to do this.

Check your iPhone software now

23 July 2018

It’s time to check if your iPhone needs a software update.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

9 July 2018

Your 2017-18 Centrelink payment summary details are pre-filled for you in myTax.

We’re starting to balance family assistance payments!

4 July 2018

Do you know what you need to do?

Making a claim? We need your tax file number

1 July 2018

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?

27 June 2018

No worries! Update your mobile number online so you can still get your myGov code.

Get SMS messages to help remind you to report your income

12 June 2018

To get a reminder from us, you’ll need to have a mobile phone number and subscribe to the Electronic Messaging Service.

Have you received child care fee assistance in 2017-18?

6 June 2018

We’ll start balancing your Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate from 23 July 2018.

There’s no excuse for elder abuse

6 June 2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on 15 June. Do you know what elder abuse is and where to get help?

Intent to claim is stopping on 1 July 2018

5 June 2018

You’ll no longer be able to submit an intent to claim for certain payments and concession cards. New rules will apply.

Annual payments for carers

1 June 2018

From 1 July 2018, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement and the Child Disability Assistance Payment.

New improvements to Payment and Service Finder

22 May 2018

We’ve separated our Payment and Service Finder tool so you can get the information you need faster.

A better way to navigate our website

14 May 2018

We’re making it easier to find the information you need.