Centrelink reporting and payment dates

The Department of Human Services, including Centrelink, will be closed on Australia Day. This will mean that reporting and payment days may change. 
For the Australia Day public holiday, Thursday 26 January 2017, the Department of Human Services offices and call centres will be closed. Centrelink Online Services, Express Plus mobile app and Phone Self Service will still be available. You can use these services to report on public holidays.

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

 Date forms and reports normally due  Date forms can be returned and reports made  Revised payment delivery date  Next normal payment date
 Tuesday 24 January  Monday 23 January  Wednesday 25 January  Thursday 9 February
 Wednesday 25 January  Tuesday 24 January  Friday 27 January  Friday 10 February
 Thursday 25 January  Wednesday 25 January  Monday 30 January

 Monday 13 February

Alternative payment dates for pensions (non-reporting):

 Normal payment delivery  Revised payment delivery  Next normal payment date

 Thursday 26 January

 Wednesday 25 January

 Thursday 9 February

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

Written by Debbie McTaggart