What to do if your debt pause is ending
From 1 July 2022, Centrelink debt repayments are starting again.
Do you need to lodge a tax return?
If you get a payment from us, you may need to lodge a tax return.
Annual payments for carers start July 5
From 5 July 2022, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. You may also get Child Disability Assistance Payment.
Not sure which COVID-19 payment to apply for?
The COVID-19 payment you can claim depends on whether you get income support from us.
You must declare Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment as taxable income
Learn how to declare Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment (PLDP) in your income tax return for the 2021-22 year.
New advance loan payment with the Home Equity Access Scheme
More options will be available for older Australians under the Home Equity Access Scheme.
Centrelink payment summaries will be available from early July
You might need it for your tax return. It shows taxable and non-taxable payments you got from us this tax year.
Did you get Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment?
You must declare Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment (PLDP) in your income tax return for the relevant financial year.
We’ve started making the Cost of Living Payment
You don’t need to do anything. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay you the $250 one-off payment automatically.
Financial Information Service webinars are now available
You can book and watch free financial education and information webinars to help plan for the future.