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We’re starting to balance family assistance payments!
Do you know what you need to do?
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.
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.
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.
Complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment now
If you need assistance with child care fees from 2 July you must take action now.
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.
A better way to navigate our website
We’re making it easier to find the information you need.
Get ready for the 2018-19 financial year
Update your family income estimate online now
Get ready for changes to child care payments
If you get a child care payment for approved care, complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment online now.
How to avoid an interest charge on your Centrelink debt
To avoid an interest charge, you need to pay back any money you owe us.
Do you receive Child Care Rebate quarterly?
You’ll receive your payment for January to March 2018 between 18 April and 1 May 2018.
Update your iPhone software
Check if your iPhone needs a software update to get any new features of the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.
Don’t miss out on family assistance
Time is running out! Lodge your tax return for the 2016-17 financial year or tell us if you don’t need to lodge one.
Use myGov sign in details for the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app
You can also set up your myGov PIN for easy and secure access.
Need help with Centrelink online? Try our online guides
Online guides give you step by step instructions on how to use your Centrelink online account.
Record your same-sex marriage with us
We recognise same-sex marriages that happen overseas and in Australia.