News for Separated parents

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Jun 2023

CCS changes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) activity test is changing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Jun 2023

Submit your FTB lump sum claim by 30 June 2023

You have until 30 June 2023 to claim Family Tax Benefit (FTB) as a lump sum for 2021-22 financial year and confirm your income.

May 2023

Time to confirm your family income for the 2021-22 financial year

If you got Family Tax Benefit (FTB) in the 2021-22 financial year, you need to confirm your family income by 30 June 2023.

May 2023

If you're in between home addresses, tell us where to send your mail

It’s important to keep your addresses up to date. You can do this using your Centrelink online account through myGov.

May 2023

Confirm your 2021-22 income for CCS by 30 June 2023

If you got Child Care Subsidy (CCS) in the 2021-22 financial year, you need to confirm your income by 30 June 2023.

May 2023

Electricity rebate for eligible Centrelink customers

If you currently get a state-based electricity relief payment and get one of our payments or concessions, you may be eligible for a rebate.

May 2023

It’s time to tell us your 2023-24 income estimate

You need to tell us your income estimate so we pay you the right amount of Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

Apr 2023

Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing from July

From 10 July, there are changes to the way we work out CCS entitlement. This means your family’s CCS may increase.

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Apr 2023

ABSTUDY helps families travel to high school open days

Claim ABSTUDY before travelling to help with your travel, accommodation and meal costs.

Mar 2023

Add your Medicare card to the myGov app today

You can now securely store your Medicare card in your myGov wallet for quick and convenient access.

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