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7 May 2021
The class action settlement approval hearing has finished. We’re now waiting for the Court’s decision.
20 April 2021
If you get payments from us, you can set up a tax deduction to help you avoid an income tax debt.
16 April 2021
Doing your business with us from home is safe and convenient. Use self service instead of going to a service centre.
15 April 2021
Don’t join the queue in a service centre. Use a self service option from your home instead.
14 April 2021
There’s help if you’ve been directly affected by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in Western Australia, April 2021. We have payments that can help during a natural disaster.
1 April 2021
From 1 April 2021, some income support payments increase by $50 per fortnight.
24 March 2021
Here’s what you need to know if you’re getting or claiming a payment from us.
22 March 2021
There’s help if you’ve been directly affected by the March 2021 floods in New South Wales. We have payments that can help during a natural disaster.
22 March 2021
You or your partner may be exempt from the Pension Bonus Scheme work test because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
17 March 2021
It’s now easier to get help if you need assistance to pay your aged care costs.
22 February 2021
Find out the most common reasons for why we reject a claim for Age Pension. This may help you when claiming.
19 February 2021
Nominee arrangements for Centrelink and aged care have been changing. Changes will continue until 12 March 2021.
18 February 2021
What you need to know to get ready for the COVID-19 vaccines.
12 February 2021
We’re closed for the Easter holidays. We want to help you plan so you still get paid.
10 February 2021
There’s help for people directly affected by the February 2021 bushfires in Western Australia.
1 February 2021
Repayments for Centrelink debts are starting again soon. If you owe money, please know we’re here to help.
25 January 2021
You need to tell us if you separate from your partner as it may affect your payment.
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