You need to report your income regularly. Read our online guide and learn how to report your income using your online account.
To find more information about your payments, go to My payments in your Centrelink online account. There, you’ll be able to see information, including how we work out your payment and how much we’ll pay you.
When a child in your care is turning 16, you can apply to transfer your Carer Payment or Carer Allowance from a child to an adult. Do this to keep getting paid.
There are rules about when you can get Carer Payment when you or the person you care for travel outside Australia. You must meet the Carer Payment rules at all times.
If you get Carer Payment and you’re Age Pension age, you can apply to transfer to Age Pension.
How much you or your partner get paid affects your payment. We need to know what you both get paid so we can pay you the right amount.