The following articles have the tag Human Services
Does Centrelink have the power to check your bank account?
A report to the Government has hailed the welfare role that profiteering firms play.
Centrelink admits to bungling $2.84 billion of welfare payments last year.
The Federal Government to push ahead with drug tests of Logan welfare recipients.
More than 90,000 concession cards will be reinstated to former part-pensioners this week.
From 20 September 2017, the income limits that apply to the CSHC will change.
A new parliamentary bill could restrict pension access to elderly migrants.
Positive reviews for improvements to myGov site, despite budget blowout.
David speaks out about the unfairness of Pensioner Concession Card reinstatement.
Carol would like to know of any payments available to her from Centrelink.
Claims Minister illegally shared private details won’t be investigated.
Budget measures are expected to crackdown on Newstart rort.
Leaking of Centrelink client’s personal information may be a criminal offence.
How do the rules surrounding granny flat agreements affect pension payments?
How can Catherine tell if a Human Services email is a scam?
Legal guidelines used to justify the release of recipient's personal details were incorrect.
Human Services Minister Alan Tudge has defended Centrelink’s debt recovery system.
Overworked Centrelink staff are bracing for an onslaught of customer appeals.
The Government has pushed ahead with a system that is fundamentally flawed.
When selling items on eBay or similar, does Centrelink monitor this income?
Here is clarification of how the asset threshold changes will be applied.
From 20 September 2016, the income limits that apply to the CSHC have been indexed.
In accordance with indexation, Age Pension rates will increase on 20 September 2016.
Gwenda is horrified at that rate at which the debt of her reverse mortgage is ...
Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.
How will a monetary gift of $10,000 affect the recipient’s Age Pension?
In accordance with indexation Age Pension payment rates will increase.
New research suggests that pensioners will be better off under proposed changes to the GST.
Be on the lookout for the following email landing in your inbox and hit delete.
Do you meet the criteria to qualify for an Age Pension?
The two-year residency rule is causing Dale some confusion.
When is an Age Pension payment assessed under the income or asset test?
There is a cost-effective and legitimate means by which to decrease your assessable assets.
Frank has a few questions on how his super might affect his Age Pension.
Richard is seeking clarification on how his assets and income will be assessed.
Budget changes could see 200,000 part-pensioners lose their entitlements.
An estimated one-in-10 welfare recipients were overpaid.
Means-testing the family home could result in a $6000 increase to pensions.
The Easter holiday period may mean altered reporting and payment dates.
Will Beth receive an Age Pension when she turns 65?
Offset accounts are a useful way of helping to reduce the interest you pay on ...
Mariam can’t understand why her Age Pension reduces when her husband earns money.
Craig Hall explains how the Work Bonus can help your claim for the Age Pension. ...
The rules have changed for those on DSP intending to travel overseas.
Human Services officers will commence industrial action on 11 December.
John believes many of the rules surrounding the changes to deeming rules are detrimental.
The DHS has been forced to rethink its plans for a customer service revamp.
Robert would like to know if the rate at which a pension is reduced has ...
Can you get the Age Pension if you stop working before 65?
From 1 August 2014 you will be able to complete your Income Stream Review online.
Those aged over 50 will have to undertake 15 hours per week of approved activities.
James wants to know if he should be getting a bi-annual bonus from Centrelink.
Will the Carer’s Supplement be paid this year and if so, when?
A MyGov account will be required for those who wish to complete a tax return ...
When you leave Australia your rate of payment may change after 26 weeks.
If you’re on a pension, a personal load may not be accessible, nor the most ...
Changes to indexation could see Disability Support Pension (DSP) rates cut.
Can Mary’s husband appeal the decision on his Pension Bonus claim?
A miscalculation has cost Russ dearly and he doesn’t want others to be caught out.
Elise is unsure how the proceeds of her house sale and gifting may affect her ...
Increased thresholds applied to the Newstart Allowance may mean you now qualify.
Altered reporting and payment dates.
Legislation has been introduced which will result in the deeming of account based income streams.
When claiming an Age Pension, what is your spouse entitled to?
Waren would like to know if he will receive a carer bonus payment this year.
Do you have to report your income to Centrelink once you get an Age Pension?
Maria is considering moving to Queensland. Will it affect her Age Pension if he pays ...
If you meet the criteria, the No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) could be a godsend
Will coming into an inheritance cancel out YOURLifeChoices member Madeline's Age Pension?
Charlie has stopped receiving his Centrelink statements in the mail and wants to know why
Linda is considering releasing some of the equity in her home but is unsure how ...
Understanding Centrelink entitlements has become difficult.
A Queensland woman went on a spending spree with $2 million of Centrelink’s money
One in ten Australians living on the dole cannot afford a substantial meal each day
How will changes to the Centrelink website affect your dealings with this government agency?
Centrelink asked Bill to put in a claim for the Age Pension, only for it ...
The way Medicare rebates are paid is changing to make the process more efficient
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