Update your income and assets details with your Centrelink online account - Online help

Instructions on how to update your income and assets details with your Centrelink online account.

 

You need to tell us when your circumstances change so we can correctly assess your eligibility for payments and services.

Read more about changes to your circumstances and how it may affect your payment.

Step 1: get started

For most people, there are 3 ways to update your income and assets details.

The first way is available to everyone. From your homepage, select the menu icon, followed by Income and Assets and View/Update Income and Assets. Go to Step 2.

The second way is also available to everyone. From your homepage, select My Profile.

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Then select My finances and View income and assets details. Go to Step 2.

The third way is only available for some people. From your homepage, select the Income and assets button, if it appears. Go to Step 2.

Step 2: update income and assets details

To start updating your details, select clicking here in the alert box.

If you need help, select the question mark icon

To start your first update, tell us the date your income and assets changed. To do this, select the calendar icon.

A calendar will appear. Select the date your income and assets changed.  If your income and assets changed more than a month ago, select the arrow icon. You can then select an earlier date.

Select the income and asset categories you want to update. You can choose more than one category.

Once you’ve made your choice, select Next.

Enter the details to tell us about your income and assets. If you need help, use our online guides to:

If you no longer want to update your details, select Cancel and we’ll ask if you want to:

  • save your progress and come back later, or
  • discard your progress and leave

To save your progress, select Keep it for 72 hours, then OK.

To exit without saving, select Discard my progress and leave, then OK.

If you want to update another asset type, repeat Step 1 and Step 2.

Step 3: sign out

From your homepage, you can complete other transactions or select the myGov icon to return to myGov.

For your privacy and security, sign out when you have finished using your myGov account.

If you didn’t sign in from my.gov.au, select Logout. 

View other online account guides and video demonstrations about using your online account.

Page last updated: 11 April 2018