Eligible farmers and their partners need to apply for Farm Household Allowance before 1 December this year to receive the first of two supplement lump sum payments.
A Current Affair on Thursday 15 November 2018 reported misleading information about how a person’s home is assessed when they need to enter aged care or a nursing home level of care. Continue reading 19 November 2018 – Correction of inaccurate reporting on A Current Affair
Recent commentary about our Tasmanian staffing arrangements is missing context we gave at Senate Estimates on 25 October 2018.
Public discussion on Centrelink customer satisfaction and complaint levels does not reflect the full context provided by officials to Senate Estimates last week and information contained in our recently published 2017-18 Annual Report.
Carer Allowance recipients are being urged to take action and complete their Carer Allowance Income Review in time for the introduction of a new income test this month.
Watch the latest #DHSTV for an update from Hank Jongen about what’s happening at the Department of Human Services during September 2018. Continue reading September 2018 Update #DHSTV
Tax time means over one million families will start to have their family payments balanced.
Continue reading Balancing your Centrelink family payments at tax time
From 2 July 2018, staff and services from the Townsville Walker Street Service Centre will consolidate into the Townsville Ross River Road and Townsville Willows Service Centres to provide more comprehensive support for residents from these locations.
There are now less than three weeks left for families to confirm their income for the 2016-17 financial year.
Continue reading Families urged to act now as deadline looms
When Kristy Moran isn’t leading a team to deliver important digital projects at the Department of Human Services, she’s running the gauntlet for her football team to deliver touchdowns of another kind.