A list of subjects for older Australians to help you find information about our payments and services. A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A About myGov A simple and secure way to access government services online and at myGov shopfronts. Accommodation, renting and homelessness We can help you to get information, payments and services if you need support. Age Pension and planning your retirement Whether you are an older Australian planning for retirement or continuing to work past age pension age, we have payments and services to help with living costs. Australians overseas If you travel or live outside Australia this may affect your health care, child support and Centrelink payments. C Caring for an older Australian There are payments and services to help you if you provide full time care to an older Australian. Caring for someone with an illness or disability You can get financial help and other services if you care for someone with a disability, an illness or who is frail aged. Choosing between Carer Payment and Age Pension In some situations, you may be able to choose to receive either Carer Payment or Age Pension. Chronic medical condition assistance We have support available if you have a chronic medical condition needing treatment by a doctor or specialist. Compliance program We do a range of activities to protect Australia’s welfare system. Concession and health care cards Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines. Crisis and special help We can help if you’re in severe financial hardship, recovering from a disaster, or need special assistance. E Employment income confirmation We check your employment income is correct so you get the right amount. Express Plus mobile apps Our Express Plus mobile apps let you access your information and complete a range of services using your mobile device. We have apps for Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support. F Family and domestic violence We support people affected by family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals. G Get help with a scam or report it Current scams, what to do and how to report it. Getting help with aged care There are 5 steps to get help with aged care and the costs of aged care. H Health care We have a range of benefits, payments and services to help with the cost of health services, prescription medicines and medical equipment. How to budget Practical information to help you budget. How to build savings We have tools and information to help you reach your savings target. How to deal with debt Find out how to manage debt quickly to help you control your money. How to manage loans and credit Learn about borrowing and credit to help you manage your money. How to manage money going into retirement We can help you plan your money for retirement and meet financial challenges when you’re retired. How we can help you with family and domestic violence concerns Our role is to help you access payments, and connect you to local support services. We can help you find services you need, like legal and housing support. I Identify scams and stay safe How to tell the difference between scams and genuine contact from us, and ways to stay safe online. K Keeping up to date with Medicare It's important to have your details with us up to date and that you have a current Medicare card. L Looking for work If you’re looking for work, have recently lost your job, or are at risk of losing your job, there are payments and services to support you. M Manage your money Use our tools and information to help you manage your money. The way you use your money will change during your life. We have some tips and tricks to help you at different times of your life. Managing your health care information online You can manage some of your health care information using your Medicare online account or the Express Plus Medicare mobile app. N National Redress Scheme Support for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. P Payments for older Australians Payments and services for older Australians who are retired, planning for retirement or considering working past age pension age. S Scams and your online security How to identify, report and protect yourself against scams pretending to be from us. Self service You can do most of your Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support business using our Express Plus mobile apps, online accounts or phone self service. Submit your Centrelink documents online You can send us an image of your form, pay slip or other document straight from your mobile device or computer. Support for non parent carers We provide support to grandparents, legal guardians and other family members who provide full time care for a child. T Thinking about aged care If you’re thinking about entering aged care, or you’re researching for someone you know, there are services and payments that can help. W What is family and domestic violence It’s any behavior that is violent, threatening, controlling or intended to make you or your family feel scared and unsafe. What to do following a death We have payments, counselling and other services to help people adjust after someone close to them has died. Who else can help with family and domestic violence There are lots of other organisations that can help you with counselling, financial and legal advice, and safety planning including staying safe online.