News for rural and remote Australians
Read the latest news for rural and remote Australians.
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A change to the Farm Household Allowance (FHA) assets test aims to make the payment accessible to more farmers.
New means test rules for lifetime income streams came into effect on 1 July 2019.
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.
As of 1 July 2019 more older Australians can now access the Pension Loans Scheme.
A change to Farm Household Allowance (FHA) helps farmers forced to dispose of their livestock.
If you’re an eligible pensioner over Age Pension age, you may benefit from upcoming changes to the Work Bonus.
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.
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme will impact new and existing participants. More people will be able to access it.
The Work Bonus is increasing. We’ll also apply it to self-employment income from active participation.
Households getting Farm Household Allowance (FHA) will soon get a second FHA supplement lump sum payment.
It’s not too late to start making strong passwords a good habit.
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