Individuals

Medicare online accounts and Express Plus Medicare mobile apps may experience intermittent availability due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Child Support online accounts and Express Plus Child Support mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Business
Individuals

Medicare online accounts and Express Plus Medicare mobile apps may experience intermittent availability due to scheduled maintenance.

Centrelink online accounts and Express Plus Centrelink mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Child Support online accounts and Express Plus Child Support mobile apps are currently unavailable due to scheduled maintenance.

Business

Rural and remote Australians

Payments

Farm Household Allowance

A payment for farming families in financial hardship.

  • a farmer who spends a major part of your time and capital working on the farm,  or the partner of a farmer who does
  • is not over the income and assets test limits
  • meets mutual obligation requirements

Age Pension

The main income support payment for people who have reached age pension age.

  • reached age pension age
  • under the income and assets test limits
  • an Australian resident, normally for at least 10 years

Newstart Allowance

The main income support payment while you’re unemployed and looking for work.

  • at least 22 but under age pension age
  • looking for paid work
  • under the income and assets test limits
  • prepared to meet mutual obligation requirements

Carer Allowance

An additional fortnightly payment if you give daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or is frail aged.

  • you give extra care to someone who has a disability or severe illness or is frail aged
  • their care needs score high enough on the ADAT or DCLAD
  • they will have these needs for at least 12 months or the rest of their life

Youth Allowance

Financial help if you’re 24 or younger and studying, an Australian Apprentice, looking for work or sick.

  • 16 to 21 and looking for full time work, or
  • 18 to 24 and studying full time, or
  • 16 to 24 and a full time Australian Apprentice, or
  • 16 to 17 and independent or needing to live away from home to study

ABSTUDY

A group of payments for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students or apprentices.

  • you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian, and
  • in an approved course, Australian Apprenticeship or traineeship, and
  • not getting another payment to study or train