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Centrelink payment summaries are now available
Your 2017-18 Centrelink payment summary details are pre-filled for you in myTax.
You can cancel your payment online
Cancelling your Newstart Allowance or Youth Allowance payment online is fast and easy and helps you avoid a debt.
Making a claim? We need your tax file number
It’s important you give us your tax file number (TFN) when you claim.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Changes for dependent students, Australian Apprentices and job seekers
Your payment may change from 1 July 2018.
Changes to help support people with drug or alcohol misuse
We’re changing requirements relating to drug or alcohol misuse.
New improvements to Payment and Service Finder
We’ve separated our Payment and Service Finder tool so you can get the information you need faster.
Widow Allowance claims are closing
New claims for Widow Allowance will be closed from 1 July 2018. Other payments are available.
A better way to navigate our website
We’re making it easier to find the information you need.
Sam can answer your questions online!
Meet Sam, the online virtual assistant ready to answer your questions.
Save time, report your income online!
You probably know you need to tell us your income if you start work. But did you know you can do this easily online?
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.
Update your iPhone software
Check if your iPhone needs a software update to get any new features of the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app.
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.
Employment help if you have a disability, illness or injury
There’s professional support if you have a disability, illness or injury and need help to find or keep a job.