Centrelink News

More bust than boom for these older Australians

Baby boomers are redefining the workforce - and the ranks of the unemployed.

Calls for Centrelink to change the rules regarding couples

A new report finds Centrelink's couple rule is causing difficulties for victims of violence.

What do the changes to participation requirements mean?

Pamela is on Newstart and wants to know how the new participation requirements affect her.

Centrelink is giving you the wrong information: staff

Centrelink wait times are down, but staff says callers are getting the wrong information.

Changes to Newstart rates and thresholds

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

Centrelink to face federal court over flawed robo-debt system

Centrelink is being taken to court over its flawed robo-debt system.

What support is offered to pensioners who need assistance?

Jock is having trouble around the home and wonders if he qualifies for a special pension.

Will overseas trip to visit mum affect Age Pension?

Sandra is desperate to visit her mother overseas, but fears that will delay pension.

How over 55s would fix the Age Pension and Centrelink

How would you fix the pension system? Here are your ideas …

How will Sandra’s long service leave affect her Age Pension?

Sandra is retiring with 16 weeks of long service leave and is worried about her pension.

Labor pledges to increase Centrelink and pension payments

Formula shows how the Government can afford to increase Centrelink payments.

How does Centrelink view gifting for medical expenses?

Would helping her sick grandson result in an Age Pension increase for Diane?

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