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Introducing new services for carers and a Carer Allowance income test
From 20 September 2018, you’ll need to meet an income test to get Carer Allowance.
Verify your relationship status
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
We share 5 things we’ve learned about our school years to help you decide what’s next in your journey.
Get your letters, bills and statements online
We don’t charge you for paper letters we send you, but some companies do. Get your mail online, it may save you money.
Get your new look Centrelink app now
It’s here! Our new version of the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app is available now.
Ways you can be medicine wise
It’s important to know your medicines, no matter what type you or your family take.
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.
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.
Donate a few minutes… DonateLife
Make your decision count this DonateLife Week. Join the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR).
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.
We’re starting to balance family assistance payments!
Do you know what you need to do?
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.
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?
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.
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.
Widow Allowance claims are closing
New claims for Widow Allowance will be closed from 1 July 2018. Other payments are available.