Centrelink online account help - Update your other income details

Instructions on how to update your other income 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. This includes changes to you and your partner’s income.

Read more about other income and how it may affect your payment.

Step 1: view and update your other income details

On the Update Other Income page, you can view other income details you’ve already told us about.

Select:

  • pencil icon, to update your other income details
  • question mark icon, if you need help

Enter the new details and select Next.

The details you entered will appear on the page. Check the information to make sure it’s correct.

Select the:

  • pencil icon, to change your details
  • bin icon, to remove your details

To:

  • remove your other income details, go to Step 2
  • add new other income details, go to Step 3
  • review and submit your other income details, go to Step 4

Step 2: remove other income details

If you need to remove your other income details, select the bin icon.

Enter the End date and select Save.

The other income details you remove will turn grey.

If you’ve removed the wrong details, select Undo. This will bring back your income details.

To:

  • add new other income details, go to Step 3
  • review and submit your other income details, go to Step 4

Step 3: add new other income details

To add new other income details, select Add other income.

Enter the new details, then select Next.

Your new details will show on the page. Check the information to make sure it’s correct.

Select:

  • Next, if the details are correct
  • Back, if you need to make changes
  • Cancel, if you don’t want to continue or need to start again

To:

  • remove your other income details, go to Step 2
  • review and submit your other income details, go to Step 4

Step 4: review and submit

We’ll give you a summary of your updates.

If all the details are correct, read the declaration. If you understand and agree with the declaration, select I declare that: then select Submit.

Step 5: receipt

We’ll give you a receipt to let you know your update has been submitted successfully. Please make a note of the Receipt ID for your records.

We’ll also tell you if we need further details. You have 14 days to give this to us. You can give us the information using the Upload documents service in your Centrelink online account. Read our online guide about submitting documents with your Centrelink online account.

Select:

  • Information you provided, to view a summary of the details you’ve given us
  • Return Home, to go back to your online account homepage

If you need to change other types of income and assets, you’ll be asked to update these next.

Read our online guides on how to update your:

Step 6: 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: 6 August 2018