Aren't you fortunate to be able to have a dog in your life?
Many people who are getting benefits are not that lucky. They have to choose between the love of a companion animal and eating - and it's even worse, of course, if they had a pet before they started needing benefits. Centrelink benefits are barely enough to keep body and soul together, let alone supporting another body as well. Not to mention the difficulties in renting when one has animals.
Yep and centrelink got worse in 10 years job well done hank
Your still the same
And so is the pup
You still have no hair
But still smiling
That’s a good thing lol
That’s one for the Dog Lovers Yammer page Hank 👍🏼😁
Very well done, he is very cute & I can see, well loved. It is good to have informative site & PM to have some guidance, in the private setting, if one chooses.
You both look the same . Well done .
I reckon you look younger now!
You look great!!
Well done Hank! Very informative, keeps me up to date 😊 PS: Charlie looks great.
Gee you've barely aged boss. Either has Charlie. 😊
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I only get ftb a and b my ftb has reduced due to my child turning 5 on the 19th of Jan. As soon as she had her 4 year-old shots she had her health check at the same time. I told centrelink but I still lose money even though I was told I would not, all because she is turning 5. So you are going to lose money no matter what when your youngest child turns 5
My son turned 5 in September last year and I don't think he's had his health check (seeing this is the first I've read about it) would my payments be affected?
Where do they have their health check as the mchn has finished
I'm a temporary resident. No health benefits but planning to send my soon-to-be 4yo boy to a public school. Please advise what health examination he would need to go through before enrolment. We have his health booklet and vaccination records from our country of origin. Thank you.
Is this necessary if you only get a bit of Family Tax? Or is it only for those who also get parenting payment etc
Do they need to have the check before they start school? My son isn’t 4 until April
Where exactly do you update it? My 4yr old had hers in kindy last year with the health nurse.
i received a text today that my 4 year old needs this check up, But she is still 3, she will be 4 in March so do I wait til she is 4? Before I do it because it states 5 years before she starts school?
Immunisation status I think, or school entry vaccine being up to date.
Hi..do u have to update ur child details if they are about to start High school.
What is the health check please?
Hi My son is turning 4 in may 2019 but not starting school till 2021..does he need to get a health check this year or next year??and if yes, do I have to call the council nurse to arrange one for him?? Thanks
My child turned 4 in April 2014 and starting school in feb next month, do we still need to do health check if we only receive FTB- A and not Any other payments?
Rachel Nicole Bell this is one i was talking about.
My daughter turned 4 at the end of November. Once she has had her health check will centerlink be informed or do I have to Inform them.
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I’ve been waiting for my claim for carers payment to be approved since beginning of December it’s financially and mentally effecting me so bad. It shouldn’t take so long. I’m going backwards power bill is now with debt collection and other bills too because of my affordability due to having to look after my two sons with a disability. No wonder people commit a crime or sucide it sucks struggling
It would be useful, practical, more efficient & definitely more courteous & less stressful on my mental health & general well-being if the various departments of Human Services 'talked' to each other & provided timely notifications to those it is meant to provide service to & created policies that shared information rather than hid it. I have wasted a lot of time & been frustrated in my efforts to notify the various Government services after the death of my husband. I am in disbelief at the process of Birth, Death & Marriages in their notifications to the services without notifying me that it has been done. My intention is to lodge complaints with the Minister & the Department in the hope that this practice will be altered & made transparent so others do not have to go through the same grief & stress that I have had to, while still mourning the loss of my partner of 42 years.
How do I get my adhd rediagnosed when I’ve got no money left after child support takes my money to give to someone who’s breached court orders and then gets rewarded with extra money
my rent assistance has been cancelled and i have filled in my rent certificate how long till i will receive it again
My wife found out her parenting payment was cancelled, after calling centrelink they said it was because our 3 year old did not have her check up. We went to the doctor who said her immunization and check ups are up to date. Don't know what is going on at Centrelink.
HI DOHS. Just a quick question. Is there errors on your website with processing applications for payments? on one of the pages (mobility) I can only get so far then answer one section and it closes every time regardless of what I do. I navigated through the website clicking on different links and everything else seems to work ok.It's the "tell us about yourself" link (second option in the claims process) and is a screen full of "Employed and earning money - updates required" notices. I've tried intermittently for the past 3 hours with the same result. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
I need the right mental health service to go to - "Finding the right mental health service that best suits what you're after can be tricky. That's where Head to Health can help." Bollocks! All I need is someone in authority at Human Services to step in and resolve this ridiculous situation. My wife and I applied to renew our "Low income Health Care Card" on 9th August 2018. I need mental health support because the bureaucratic wall that lives between me, a human being, and "The Department of Human Services" is driving me nuts! I've been doing my best to resolve the issue - hours of phone calls and record taking by people in the "Youth and Students" section, but not one person with authority can I communicate with. The section that deals with the the LIHCC claims cannot be contacted. For me, this is not a department of human services. I suspect I'm not the only one who has been led on a wild goose chase for no result. I'm almost embarrassed to be Australian. 5 months to process a LIHCC is TOO LONG! I never thought I'd experience such protectionism. There is a complete power imbalance. And no one wants, or is able, to take responsibility. Brick wall protectionism. No one taking responsibility. A sad story for 2019 Australia. I can hardly do any more. I'm almost done. Maybe I go to the media? Something has got to shift!
Hi there just a question.
I have been diagnosed with GCA
Why haven’t use set up a online chat ?...
get rid of parents next that causes stress and all other nastiness
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I would hope it was more helpful than Centrelink. My mother in law has been trying for a carers allowances for over 12 months for my father in law who has dementia only to be told every time she goes in more paperwork need filling out, they have lost approximately 4 applications, then stuffed around so much the medical certificate expired. My father in law is 97 my guess is they are waiting for him to die so they don’t have to pay out.