You may get part of your income support payment or Family Tax Benefit (Part A) early. This is an advance payment. You pay it back later out of your payments from us.
Assets are property or items you or your partner own in full or part, or have an interest in. They can affect your payment.
Weekly payment option
Some people can get income support payments paid each week instead of each fortnight.
Payments while outside Australia
To get your payment or concession card while outside Australia, you must continue to meet the qualification rules at all times.
Setting up online accounts for Centrelink
To do your business with us, create a myGov account and link it to Centrelink.
Proving your identity in person for a Centrelink payment
How to prove who you are in person at a service centre.
How much Youth Allowance for students and apprentices you can get
We use income and assets tests to work out how much Youth Allowance for students and Australian Apprentices you get. These are the maximum rates.
Superannuation is a long term savings structure to help fund your retirement.
What to report when you report income to Centrelink
We need to know the gross employment income you and your partner get so we can pay you the right amount.
Proving your identity online for Centrelink
How to prove who you are to Centrelink online.