News for separated parents
Read the latest news for separated parents.
20 January 2021
We’re contacting class action group members with details of the proposed settlement and what to do if they object.
19 January 2021
If you're planning to enrol your child in child care this year, we have information to help.
18 January 2021
If you get Family Tax Benefit, we may send you a reminder to include the Coronavirus Supplement in your income estimate.
11 January 2021
Keep up to date with changes to family and parenting payments due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
4 January 2021
We’re closed on Australia Day. We want to help you plan so you still get paid.
23 December 2020
The court has scheduled a hearing on 6 and 7 May 2021 to approve the final settlement terms.
22 December 2020
On 10 December 2020, legislation passed with changes to Income Management and Cashless Debit Card programs.
17 December 2020
If you’ve got a Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, the Queensland Government may give you an energy rebate.
14 December 2020
Save yourself a trip to a service centre and upload them online.
11 December 2020
The Australian Government announced support if you live in the ACT and can't earn an income.
9 December 2020
The Coronavirus Supplement is taxable income you must include in your family income estimate.
7 December 2020
If coronavirus (COVID-19) affected your work, you may be able to use the extended work test.
27 November 2020
Here’s why you got an account payable notice, and what you can do next.
24 November 2020
We’ll help connect you to the right support as quickly as possible.
19 November 2020
We haven’t asked for one since March 2020. However, from 1 January 2021, you may need to include one.
12 November 2020
If you’re eligible, we’ll pay you $250 during December.
11 November 2020
We’ve started a video chat trial to link some customers to their identity documents.
10 November 2020
We’re extending some temporary changes to our payments that we made because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
28 October 2020
The Australian Government announced support if you live in Queensland or South Australia and can't earn an income.
28 October 2020
The pause on debt in response to COVID-19 is ending. But if you owe money, you won’t need to repay it until next year.
2 October 2020
If your child completes year 12 or stops studying this year, your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) for them may stop.
30 September 2020
In response to COVID-19, we paused some debt raising and recovery activity to help ease pressure on people’s budgets.
25 September 2020
You need to tell us about your assets so we can pay you the right amount.
22 September 2020
We'll SMS you to ask you to update your assets. If you don’t do this before 25 September, we’ll stop your payment.
29 July 2020
If you’re a past customer and you’re eligible for an income compliance refund, update your details.
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