News for Rural and remote Australians

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We can help if your farm’s going through a tough time

15 June 2018

The Farm Household Allowance gives you and your family financial support.

Get more out of your Farm Household Allowance

15 March 2018

Talk to your Farm Household Case Officer to see how we can help you and your family improve your financial position.

Need help with Centrelink online? Try our online guides

15 March 2018

Online guides give you step by step instructions on how to use your Centrelink online account.

Public holiday closure, reporting and payment arrangements

5 March 2018

We will be closed for the Easter public holidays and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.

Changes for new students from rural and remote areas

27 February 2018

If you’re from a rural or remote area you may be considered independent sooner.

Program of Support requirements for Disability Support Pension

23 February 2018

Before you claim Disability Support Pension, make sure you’re aware of Program of Support requirements.

Record your same-sex marriage with us

16 February 2018

We recognise same-sex marriages that happen overseas and in Australia.

myGov Access, an alternative secure sign in option

24 January 2018

Can’t get your SMS code to sign in to your myGov account? myGov Access is your answer

Help for people who need essential medical equipment

24 January 2018

It can be difficult to meet the running costs of essential medical equipment but we can help.

We’re changing the way we send you Centrelink online letters

12 January 2018

Soon, you’ll need a myGov account to get your Centrelink letters online.

Which courses have the tick of approval?

1 January 2018

The course and the provider you choose to study with can impact whether you’ll get a student payment.

The ‘subsidy benefit’ does not exist – it’s a scam

21 December 2017

A scam about a ‘subsidy benefit’ is being emailed to people and claims to be from us.

The way you log on to the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app is changing

26 October 2017

You’ll need to use your myGov sign in details.