News for Separated parents

News list

Changes to ABSTUDY start 1 January 2019

7 November 2018

What you need to know if your child gets ABSTUDY, is in secondary school and studies away from home.

Child Support online accounts are changing

31 October 2018

To make your online account easier to use we’re making some changes.

Have you seen the new myGov digital assistant (DA)?

15 October 2018

Need online support using myGov? You can now get help using myGov’s DA.

We offer help if you’re having a baby

5 October 2018

There’s a few things you need to do to access our payments when you’re having a baby.

Do you have a 2016–17 Family Tax Benefit (FTB) debt?

1 October 2018

You need to act now, or your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments will stop.

Verify your relationship status

17 September 2018

From 20 September 2018, you need to verify your relationship status if you’re a single parent claiming income support.

Haven’t lodged your 2016–17 tax return? You might get a FTB debt

31 August 2018

To avoid a Family Tax Benefit (FTB) debt, lodge your tax return or tell us you don’t need to.

Get your new look Centrelink app now

23 August 2018

It’s here! Our new version of the Express Plus Centrelink mobile app is available now.

Assistance for Isolated Children annual reviews are coming up

20 August 2018

We’ll send you a review form in October. We may also send a letter asking for a 2019 income estimate in September.

Immunisation requirements changed on 1 July 2018

8 August 2018

If you get Family Tax Benefit Part A, this change may affect you.

Is your child finishing school?

31 July 2018

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