JobSeeker Payment has replaced some Centrelink payments
20 March 2020
Find out about what payments are affected.
JobSeeker Payment started on 20 March 2020. It’s the main income support payment if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age.
When JobSeeker Payment started, other payments stopped or closed to new claims. The payments affected are:
You can read more about the changes to payments from 20 March 2020.
For us to maintain contact with customers, make sure you help them check their details are up to date. Let customers know they can still update details the same way as they did for the payment they were previously on.
You can use our resources to help people in your community affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Our online guide helps people understand the rules for DSP.
Page last updated: 20 March 2020
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