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Do you owe Centrelink money?
From 10 June 2019, if you owe us money we can recover it from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments.
Energy Assistance Payments will be paid in June 2019
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
Family payments can change if your child is 13 to 19 years old
Your child’s age can affect the Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments your family can get.
It’s time to get prepared for the new financial year
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 from 1 July 2019
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme will impact new and existing participants. More people will be able to access it.
Did you use child care in the 2017-18 financial year?
Time is running out to submit a lump sum claim for Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate.
Is your family’s income estimate for CCS approaching $351,248?
If it goes over this amount you’ll need to repay the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) you got.
Medicare gets a refresh
We’ve improved our site to make it better for you. Let us know what you think.
30 June 2019 is fast approaching, act now so you don’t miss out on payments
You may need to confirm your family’s income or submit a lump sum claim for Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for 2017-18.
Do you need to update your family income estimate for CCS?
For some families, even a small change in your family’s income may change how much Child Care Subsidy (CCS) we pay.
Don’t fall for a scam
Know how to pick fake emails, fake text messages and fake websites.
School’s back! Are your child’s education details correct?
If you’re getting Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for a child 16-19, you might need to update your child’s education details.
Is your family’s income estimate close to $186,958?
If you get Child Care Subsidy and your income is close to this amount, an annual cap could affect you.
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.
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.
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.
Stay safe from being hacked. Use strong passwords
It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
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.
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.