A list of subjects for rural and remote 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 myGov is a simple and secure way to access government services online with 1 login and 1 password. Accommodation, renting and homelessness We can help you to get information, payments and services if you need support. Age Pension and planning your retirement We have payments and services to help you plan for retirement or continue to work past age pension age. Assistance with child care fees We offer payments to help with the cost of child care. B Before the birth of your baby Check if you can get payments, register for self-service and think about child care. You can submit your pre-birth claim up to 3 months before your baby is due. 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. Chronic medical condition assistance We have support available if you have a chronic medical condition needing treatment by a doctor or specialist. Compliance program Our compliance program helps protect Australia’s welfare system. It helps our customers avoid getting a debt or committing fraud. 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. D Disabled, ill or injured and looking for work We provide financial support and help to people with disability, illness or injury. This support can help you study or find and keep a job. E Employment income confirmation We check your employment income is correct so you get the right payment 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. Financial and health support for young people There’s information, payments and services available if you’re between 15 and 24 and becoming independent from your parents or carer. 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 Having a baby We have payments and services to help when you have a baby. Use this guide to find out what you need to do to access them. Health care We can 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 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. Indigenous Australians looking for work, studying or training We can help if you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian looking for work. We can also help if you're wanting to study or train to find a job. 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 Leaving school Information to help you choose your next adventure if you’re about to or have just finished school. 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. Medicare claiming If you’ve paid or been billed for medical costs, there are ways to claim your Medicare benefit. Medicare services Our payments and services can help you, or someone you care for, use health care services or buy prescription medicines. N National Redress Scheme Support for people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse. P Parent’s guide to child support Information to help parents understand the child support scheme. Payments and services for Australian Apprentices If you’re an Australian Apprentice you may be eligible for payment or some extra help. Payments and services for rural and remote Australians There are payments and services available to support you if you live in a rural or remote area of Australia. Payments for carers We provide payments to people who provide daily care for someone with severe disability, a medical condition, or who is frail aged. Payments for families We have payments and services to help with your child's education and health care. R Retrenched or made redundant If you’ve lost your job and got a redundancy or termination payment, there may be help available. 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 with us online or by 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 behaviour 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. When your baby arrives Use your Parent Pack to finalise your pre-birth claim or submit your a new claim. You can also enrol your baby in Medicare and register their birth. Who else can help with family and domestic violence Other organisations can help you with counselling, financial and legal advice, and safety planning including staying safe online. Y Your child support options You can choose how to manage your child support.