Centrelink

The Australian Government offers a range of social security services and payments to support those in need and assist people to become self-sufficient. Benefits are provided through various means, such as pensions, allowances, concessions and aged care services.

In assessing your eligibility for benefits Centrelink will apply a number of different calculations to your assets and income. Basic conditions of eligibility (such as age, health, employment status) and residential requirements must be met.

Understanding the rules and planning ahead can increase your potential benefits.

  • Covid-19 resources

    Multiple sources of help and further explanations are available below regarding the relief packages and programs recently released by our Governments. All relate to Covid-19 and are grouped here so you don’t have to go searching for the information.​ If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please send us an email or phone.​

  • COVID-19: Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package

    From Monday 6 April additional support for Early Childhood Education and Child Care Services and their families.

  • Government announces mandatory code for rent relief

    News release 7th April 2020. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed that he has reached an agreement on a mandatory code for the provision of rent relief by commercial landlords to tenants.

  • ATO clarifies COVID-19 rent relief concerns

    The Australian Taxation Office has responded to widespread concerns on whether SMSF landlords providing rent relief to tenants due to the financial impacts of the novel coronavirus is a contravention of the SIS Act.

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