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Public holiday closures, reporting and payment arrangements

12 December 2018

We close over the Christmas and New Year holidays and want to help you plan so you still get paid.

Have you been scammed? We can help

29 November 2018

If you’ve given personal information to a scammer, call our Scams and Identity Theft Helpdesk straight away.

We have support if you’re affected by family and domestic violence

19 November 2018

We want you to know you can reach out to us for help and support.

Changes to ABSTUDY start 1 January 2019

7 November 2018

What you need to know if your child gets ABSTUDY, is in secondary school and studies away from home.

Get prepared before you claim ABSTUDY

29 October 2018

Use our checklist to make sure you have everything ready to go.

Help for people who need essential medical equipment

24 October 2018

A yearly payment to help with energy costs to run medical equipment or medically required heating or cooling.

Have you seen the new myGov digital assistant (DA)?

15 October 2018

Need online support using myGov? You can now get help using myGov’s DA.

Is your child moving away to study in 2019?

1 October 2018

Claim now to make sure you get ABSTUDY before school starts.

Introducing new services for carers and a Carer Allowance income test

20 September 2018

From 20 September 2018, you’ll need to meet an income test to get Carer Allowance.

Verify your relationship status

17 September 2018

From 20 September 2018, you need to verify your relationship status if you’re a single parent claiming income support.

What we wish we knew before we left school

5 September 2018

We share 5 things we’ve learned about our school years to help you decide what’s next in your journey.