News for Living with disability

The latest news updates and changes.

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Sep 2023

Understanding loans and credit

We have information to help you understand loans and credit and how they may impact your income.

Sep 2023

If you care for someone with Dementia you can also act on their behalf when dealing with Centrelink

Supporting Dementia Action Week, 18 - 24 September 2023.

Sep 2023

Customers who get Rent Assistance from us will get a one-off Rent Statement

We use the details on your statement, to make sure you’re getting the right amount of Rent Assistance.

Sep 2023

Be on the look out for a new Medicare card scam

Scammers are pretending to be from Medicare. They’ll ask you to open a link to update your Medicare card details.

Sep 2023

Energy Bill Relief Fund rebate for Centrelink customers

You can choose to share your Centrelink details with your electricity retailer.

  1. Non-medical rules
  2. Income and assets tests

Income test for Disability Support Payment

Your income can reduce how much we pay you. We use the pension income test to assess Disability Support Pension.

  1. Non-medical rules
  2. Income and assets tests

Assets test for Disability Support Pension

The assets test helps us work out if you can get paid Disability Support Pension. It also affects how much you'll get.

  1. Living with disability
  2. Participating in the community

Disability champion videos

Watch videos featuring our Disability Champions who share their stories and achievements with us.

  1. Disability Support Pension
  2. How to claim

Starting your claim for Disability Support Pension early

You can start a claim for Disability Support Pension early. This can be up to 13 weeks before you turn 16.

  1. Accessing our services
  2. Contact us

Reviews and appeals

If you disagree with a decision we've made, you have the right to ask us to review our decision.

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