Centrelink reporting and payment dates for the 2017 Christmas and New Year period

Centrelink reporting and payment dates for the Christmas and New Year period.

Centrelink holiday reporting dates


With the holidays approaching, your Department of Human Services and Centrelink reporting and payment dates may change over the Christmas and New Year period. Here are the dates you should note.

  
Centrelink offices will be closed on Monday 25 December, Tuesday 26 December and Wednesday 27 December 2017. They will also be closed on Monday 1 January 2018. Centrelink Online Services, Express Plus mobile apps and Phone Self Service will still be available. You can use these services to report on public holidays.

The dates on which you need to report to Centrelink will changed during the holiday period, as noted in the new reporting dates in the tables below. Centrelink will only pay you after you have reported your activities.

If you report early during your assessment period, you must estimate your earnings or other changes for the full period. You can correct your estimate within 14 days, or when you next report.

If you want to be sure of your earnings or changes to your circumstances, you may be better off reporting after your normal date.

Alternative reporting and payment arrangements for payments, including Age Pension:

Date reports normally due

Date you can report

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment due

Wednesday 20 December

Tuesday 19 December

Wednesday 20 December

Thursday 4 January

Thursday 21 December

Wednesday 20 December

Thursday 21 December

Friday 5 January

Friday 22 December

Wednesday 20 December

Thursday 21 December

Monday 8 January

Monday 25 December

Thursday 21 December

Friday 22 December

Tuesday 9 January

Tuesday 26 December

Thursday 21 December

Friday 22 December

Wednesday 10 January

Wednesday 27 December

Friday 22 December

Wednesday 27 December

Thursday 11 January

Thursday 28 December

Friday 22 December

Wednesday 27 December

Friday 12 January

Friday 29 December

Thursday 28 December

Friday 29 December

Monday 15 January

Monday 1 January

Friday 29 December

Tuesday 2 January

Tuesday 16 January

Alternative payment dates for pensions (non-reporting):

Date reports normally due

Revised payment delivery date

Next normal payment due

Friday 22 December

Thursday 21 December

Friday 5 January

Monday 25 December

Friday 22 December

Monday 8 January

Tuesday 26 December

Friday 22 December

Tuesday 9 January

Wednesday 27 December

Wednesday 27 December

Wednesday 10 January

Thursday 28 December

Wednesday 27 December

Thursday 11 January

Friday 29 December

Thursday 28 December

Friday 12 January

Monday 1 January

Thursday 28 December

Monday 15 January

 
These dates are a guide only and full information can be found by visiting the Department of Human Services website





    COMMENTS

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    kakan
    19th Dec 2017
    2:50pm
    It would be far less confusing if Centrelink didn't change their site as it would tell you when to report next, but now it doesn't and I am lucky I saw this as I have to report tomorrow. They haven't even the decency to send an email about it. Thank you so much for this.
    kakan
    19th Dec 2017
    3:06pm
    My mistake, tomorrow is not Thursday, but still I would not have known and the only way I could find the page was via your link on here, I could not find it when I went to the site myself. I get sick of sites updating to think they are improving it when all they are doing is making it harder for people to us.
    KB
    25th Dec 2017
    6:38pm
    Dates are confusing, particularly for those of us who rely on the disability pension. When is the next payment due? Paid on Friday but would have had a payment on Tuesday. I assume 2ns Jan 2018?
    kakan
    25th Dec 2017
    6:50pm
    Next payment is this Wednesday and if you had to report like I did, then you had to do that last Thursday, but otherwise it is back to normal after that. They did eventually send out an email the day before reporting was due.
    eggles01
    6th Mar 2018
    2:57pm
    WHY IS THIS SITE STILL ADVERTISING THE CHRISTMAS 2017 DATES,IN CASE YOU LOT HAVE BEEN IN A COMA IT IS NOW MARCH 2018


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