Centrelink News

Retirees could face financial ruin due to COVID-19 crisis

Government assistance is only good if people can access it.

Calls for government to urgently refund botched debts

ACOSS calls on the government to immediately cancel all robo-debts and refund the money.

How to claim your Age Pension support payment

If you are not across the coronavirus support package, here's what you need to know.

Another income boost for age pensioners

Deeming rates cut as the federal government moves to further stimulate the economy.

Age Pension update: increases and changes from 20 March 2020

Changes to the Age Pension that will come into effect on 20 March 2020.

Changes to JobSeeker rates and thresholds

From 20 March 2020, JobSeeker rates and thresholds will be indexed.

Government passes new Centrelink laws that will affect 550,000 Australians

Changes are expected to save the federal budget $2.1 billion over four years.

Big Centrelink changes will affect millions of Australians

Coalition's cost-cutting move could stitch up older Aussies the most.

Government says it has no duty of care for welfare recipients

Government admits to illegality of robo-debt system, but says it owes no one any duty of care.

Centrelink reporting changes could happen as soon as July

Government believes changes will save it around $2.1 billion over the next four years.

Time for the government to act on crisis affecting one in four over-55s

Australia's peak welfare group is pushing for a $400 per month rise to Newstart payments.

Will mooted Centrelink changes affect you?

As government funds for bushfire relief put the budget surplus in doubt, changes to the way

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