Public holiday reporting and payment dates

Your reporting and payment dates may change when we close for public holidays. We may even pay you early.

Holiday closure

We will be closed on Friday 26 January 2018.

Self service

You can still use your myGov account to access your online accounts. You can also use Express Plus mobile apps and phone self service during the holiday period.

Read more about self service.

You can use these services to report your employment income. However, if you do this on a public holiday we’ll pay you after the public holiday.

You can also use your Centrelink online account through myGov to:

If you don’t have one, creating a myGov account is easy.

Reporting and payment dates for Australia Day 2018 if you need to report

The dates you need to report to us have changed for the Australia Day holiday. If you need to report your earnings from employment or tell us something has changed, the new reporting dates are in the tables below. We’ll pay you after you have reported to us.

If you report early during your assessment period, you must estimate your earnings or other changes for the full period. You can correct your estimate within 14 days, or when you next report.

If you report after your assessment period, we’ll pay you after you report to us. You may want to do this so you can be sure of your earnings or changes to your circumstances.

To report or tell us your earnings you can use:

For people who get:

You must report when it's due so we can pay you.

Date reports normally due

Date you can report

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment date

Wednesday 24 January

Tuesday 23 January

Wednesday 24 January

Thursday 8 February

Thursday 25 January

Wednesday 24 January

Thursday 25 January

Friday 9 February

Friday 26 January

Thursday 25 January

Monday 29 January

Monday 12 February

For people who get:

You must report when it's due so we can pay you.

Date reports normally due

Date you can report

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment date

Wednesday 24 January

Tuesday 23 January

Thursday 25 January

Friday 9 February

Thursday 25 January

Wednesday 24 January

Monday 29 January

Monday 12 February

Friday 26 January

Thursday 25 January

Tuesday 30 January

Tuesday 13 February

Payment dates for Australia Day 2018 if you don’t need to report

We won't delay payments because of the holidays, but we may pay you earlier than usual. An early payment is your normal payment, just paid early.

Where we pay an early payment, we pay as close to and before your usual payment day. You will need to budget so this payment lasts until your next payment is due.

If you don't need to report earnings, we will pay you early.

For people who get:

Normal payment delivery

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment date

Thursday 25 January

Wednesday 24 January

Thursday 8 February

Friday 26 January

Thursday 25 January

Friday 9 February

For people who get:

Normal payment delivery

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment date

Friday 26 January

Thursday 25 January

Friday 9 February

Page last updated: 2 January 2018