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Link your Centrelink online account to myGov now!

13 October 2017

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?

10 October 2017

Make sure your parents’ or guardians’ details are updated so your payment doesn’t stop.

Claim online – it’s now easier than ever

4 September 2017

It’s now simpler than ever to claim Youth Allowance and Austudy online.

How you can improve your online security

28 August 2017

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

27 August 2017

We’ve updated the website to make it easier to use.

Family Day Care operator and trust income reviews

24 August 2017

Income reviews for some Family Day Care operators and trust benefactors are underway.

We’re asking you to create a voiceprint

10 August 2017

Voiceprint makes using our phone system easy, and it’s safer and more secure than using a PIN.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

11 July 2017

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

1 July 2017

You may now need to serve a 1 week waiting period.

Your student payment may change from June

1 July 2017

Payment rates and eligibility are changing for dependent Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Assistance for Isolated Children and Austudy.