You must declare Disaster Recovery Allowance as taxable income
Learn how to declare Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) in your income tax return for the 2021-22 year.
What to do if your debt pause is ending
From 1 July 2022, Centrelink debt repayments are starting again.
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.
Studying this year? Budgeting can help you manage your money
We have tools to help you budget while you’re studying or training.
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.
Studying but can’t get a student payment?
Students who don’t qualify for Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY may still be able to get a health care card.
Easter and Anzac Day 2022 public holiday closures
Your Centrelink payment and reporting dates may change due to the upcoming public holidays.
When a part time student can get a student payment
If you’re a tertiary student, you normally need to be studying full time to get Youth Allowance or Austudy.
Easter 2022 public holiday closures
We’re closed over Easter. We want to help you plan so you still get paid.