News for migrants, refugees and visitors
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It’s Scams Awareness Week. Here are some ways you can protect your identity and avoid getting scammed.
We have information about how we balance payments available in different languages.
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You need to confirm your income details for 2018-19 so we can start balancing your CCS from 29 July 2019.
New means test rules for lifetime income streams came into effect on 1 July 2019.
The deeming rates we use to assess your income are being lowered.
From money to the menu, here are 5 simple rules to help you achieve share house bliss.
You can use our online services to get a copy of your payment summary. If you use ATO’s myTax, it’s prefilled for you.
If they don’t have one before they turn 5, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) Part A rate will reduce.
To help give you a better website experience we’ve refreshed our design.
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
We’ve improved our site to make it better for you. Let us know what you think.
Know how to pick fake emails, fake text messages and fake websites.
It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
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