Centrelink Compensation Recovery
If you get compensation, it may affect your payments from us.
If you or your partner get compensation and you get a payment from us, there are things you need to know.
If you get or will get compensation, it can affect your payment.
You can use our compensation estimator as a guide for how this may affect you.
You need to tell us if you get compensation, and we may ask you to complete a form. Read more about when we review.
You can also find out what other help is available.
If you or your partner get compensation, it may change how much we pay you.
You can use the compensation estimator to estimate your preclusion period before the settlement of your compensation claim.
If you have a compensation claim and get money from us, we may need to review your Centrelink payments.
Page last updated: 17 December 2020
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