Centrelink News

Centrelink NewsWhether you are looking for up-to-date information on Centrelink changes to Asset and Income tables, Age Pension, Disability Pension or Carer's Allowances, YOURLifeChoices Centrelink News page is the place to look. We are also always happy to answer any of your Centrelink related questions so please email your question to jean@yourlifechocies.com.au and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

 

Why you’ve got Newstart wrong

Five charts on what a Newstart recipient really looks like

Why you’ve got Newstart wrong

Unless we know who Newstart recipients are, we are likely to make wrong decisions about ...

Top Stories

  1. Age Pension boost on the way
  1. Over-65s robo-debt’s next target?
  1. Relocatable homes and the pension
  1. Medicare data used in debt recovery?
  1. Looking for work? Go to Dubbo

How to handle a robo-debt

How to handle robo-debt

How to handle a robo-debt

Centrelink general manager Hank Jogen explains what to do if you get a debt notice.

Older Aussies to keep doing it tough

No Newstart raise on the way, says Senator Ruston

Older Aussies to keep doing it tough

Minister for unemployment opposes ‘near-universal’ calls to raise paltry Newstart payments.

Justice for Centrelink victims?

Justice for Centrelink victims?

Justice for Centrelink victims?

Gordon Legal launches groundbreaking class action against robo-debt.

Age Pension increases Sept 2019

How much more Age Pension will you receive?

Age Pension increases Sept 2019

How much more Age Pension will you receive?

Calls for urgent pension review

Calls for urgent pension review

Calls for urgent pension review

Disability advocates and researchers are calling for urgent reforms to the Disability Support Pension.

Newstart changes 20 Sept 2019

Changes to Newstart rates and thresholds

Newstart changes 20 Sept 2019

From 20 September 2019, Newstart rates and thresholds will be indexed.

Pension thresholds Sept 2019

Age Pension update: increases and changes from 20 September 2019

Pension thresholds Sept 2019

Changes to the Age Pension that will come into effect on 20 September 2019.

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Pension boost unlikely to help many

Freedom of Information documents reveal the change to deeming rates is insignificant.

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

People receiving welfare are more likely to have multiple health conditions.

Welfare changes for older Aussies

Older Aussies won’t be exempt from proposed welfare changes

Welfare changes for older Aussies

Older welfare recipients could soon be subject to drug tests and lose access to cash ...

Robo-debt scheme hits new low

Centrelink’s controversial robo-debt scheme hits new low

Robo-debt scheme hits new low

Centrelink’s robo-debt scheme has ramped up a notch: QC.

Lifting the lid on robo-debt

Robo-debt whistleblowers lift the lid on the controversial scheme

Lifting the lid on robo-debt

Compliance officers claim they were routinely shamed for not reaching daily targets.

Join YOURLifeChoices, it’s free

  • Receive our daily enewsletter
  • Enter competitions
  • Comment on articles