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Child Support online accounts are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Express Plus Medicare mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

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Individuals

Child Support online accounts are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Express Plus Medicare mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Business

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News list

Is your child finishing school?

31 July 2018

Read about the support available to help them decide their next step.

Help for scams is here

30 July 2018

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

27 July 2018

Make your decision count this DonateLife Week. Join the Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR).

Check your iPhone software now

23 July 2018

It’s time to check if your iPhone needs a software update.

We’re starting to balance your child care fee assistance!

23 July 2018

We might need information from you to do this.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

9 July 2018

Your 2017-18 Centrelink payment summary details are pre-filled for you in myTax.

We’re starting to balance family assistance payments!

4 July 2018

Do you know what you need to do?

The new Child Care Subsidy has started

2 July 2018

This means Child Care Benefit, Child Care Rebate and JET Child Care Fee Assistance have stopped.

Making a claim? We need your tax file number

1 July 2018

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?

27 June 2018

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

25 June 2018

Are you having trouble getting a statement? Your vaccination provider can now print one for you.

Changes to getting your first Newstart and Youth Allowance payment

18 June 2018

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!

18 June 2018

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

18 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

14 June 2018

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

12 June 2018

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

11 June 2018

From 1 July 2018 you may need to take part in the ParentsNext program.

There’s no excuse for elder abuse

6 June 2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on 15 June. Do you know what elder abuse is and where to get help?

Have you received child care fee assistance in 2017-18?

6 June 2018

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

5 June 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?

4 June 2018

From July there are changes to family assistance payments that may affect you.

Changes to help support people with drug or alcohol misuse

31 May 2018

We’re changing requirements relating to drug or alcohol misuse.

Complete your Child Care Subsidy assessment now

30 May 2018

If you need assistance with child care fees from 2 July you must take action now.

New improvements to Payment and Service Finder

22 May 2018

We’ve separated our Payment and Service Finder tool so you can get the information you need faster.

Widow Allowance claims are closing

18 May 2018

New claims for Widow Allowance will be closed from 1 July 2018. Other payments are available.

A better way to navigate our website

14 May 2018

We’re making it easier to find the information you need.