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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.

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Wait until mid-July to lodge your tax return

Wait for all your information to pre-fill in myTax before you lodge your tax return.

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Do you need to lodge a tax return?

If you get a payment from us, you may need to lodge a tax return.

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Check your BasicsCard balance before you shop

You can check your balance for free online, by phone, at an ATM or at a Services Australia service centre.

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New advance loan payment with the Home Equity Access Scheme

More options will be available for older Australians under the Home Equity Access Scheme.

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Where to get help if you’re experiencing elder abuse

We’re here to help older Australians experiencing family and domestic violence.

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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.

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Financial Information Service webinars are now available

You can book and watch free financial education and information webinars to help plan for the future.

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A one-off payment to help with living costs has been announced

There’s a $250 one-off payment for eligible customers to help with the cost of living.

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Stop scams by speaking up

It’s Scams Awareness Week. Help protect people against scams by talking about them.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021