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Link your Centrelink online account to myGov now!

13 October 2017

We’re changing the way you log on to your Centrelink online account. You’ll need to use your myGov username and password.

Check, collect, claim and maintain

18 October 2017

Follow these easy steps to make claiming with us easier.

How to survive exam time

11 October 2017

It’s dry throats, nervous feelings in the tummy and sweaty palms. It’s exam time.

Parents need to update their details so you can keep your payment

10 October 2017

We need their income details if you got a letter from us asking for them.

The top 6 things you can do online with Centrelink

25 September 2017

We know balancing study, work and life can be tough. To save you time, here are our top 6 things you can do online.

Choose your own adventure

19 September 2017

Life is not a destination, it’s a journey! Decisions you make now can help you plan and prepare for your future.

Claim online – it’s now easier than ever

4 September 2017

It’s now simpler than ever to claim Youth Allowance and Austudy online.

How you can improve your online security

28 August 2017

Take charge of your online security when you do business with us and avoid identity theft and scammers.

Our new look website arrived 27 August

27 August 2017

We’ve updated the website to make it easier to use.

Tell us online if you start or stop working

23 August 2017

Instead of having to call or visit us, you can use our online services to tell us if you start or stop working.

Changes to your studies you need to tell us about

21 August 2017

Semester 2 census date is fast approaching! We’re sharing info on what you need to do if your study situation has changed.

We’re asking you to create a voiceprint

10 August 2017

Voiceprint makes using our phone system easy, and it’s safer and more secure than using a PIN.

School’s out! What’s next?

9 August 2017

The end of high school is fast approaching. What’s next? Here are some tips to help with your decision making.

Centrelink payment summaries are now available

11 July 2017

Details from your 2016-17 Centrelink payment summary have been pre-filled for you in myTax.

Your student payment may change from June

1 July 2017

Payment rates and eligibility are changing for dependent Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Assistance for Isolated Children and Austudy.