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Link your Centrelink online account to myGov now!
We’re changing the way you log on to your Centrelink online account. You’ll need to use your myGov username and password.
Are you a job seeker on Youth Allowance?
Make sure your parents’ or guardians’ details are updated so your payment doesn’t stop.
Claim online – it’s now easier than ever
It’s now simpler than ever to claim Youth Allowance and Austudy online.
How you can improve your online security
Take charge of your online security when you do business with us and avoid identity theft and scammers.
Our new look website arrived 27 August
We’ve updated the website to make it easier to use.
Family Day Care operator and trust income reviews
Income reviews for some Family Day Care operators and trust benefactors are underway.
We’re asking you to create a voiceprint
Voiceprint makes using our phone system easy, and it’s safer and more secure than using a PIN.
Centrelink payment summaries are now available
Details from your 2016-17 Centrelink payment summary have been pre-filled for you in myTax.
The ordinary waiting period has changed for some new claims
You may now need to serve a 1 week waiting period.
Your student payment may change from June
Payment rates and eligibility are changing for dependent Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Assistance for Isolated Children and Austudy.