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The Centrelink Master Program, or more commonly known as Centrelink, is a Services Australia master program of the Australian Government. It delivers a range of government payments and services for retirees, the unemployed, families, carers, parents, people with disabilities, Indigenous Australians, students, apprentices and people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and provides services at times of major change. The majority of Centrelink's services are the disbursement of social security payments.

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  1. MrTT

    NSW Do I have to declare to centrelink made from helping family members

    Do have to declare money, given to you by family members, to centrelink for helping them around their house, e.g. cleaning, doing their lawn. Is that classified as reportable income?
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    VIC Centrelink declaration

    hello could someone please assist me . my friend has been on Centrelink for several years now although he works 15 hours per week voluntarily which enables him to receive the minimum payment . but when he originally signed up with Centrelink he did not disclose that he had an apartment...
  3. P

    Divorce - joint application (VIC) - Centrelink Question

    Hi Fellas, Just need a quick confirmation/guidance. Here is a situation I have a couple who has a dependant child and happy to divorce by lodging a joint online application. They separated in May 2019 and seeking to lodge a divorce application in May 2020. However, with centrelink they were...
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    NSW Pensioner with undeclared cash asset

    I am looking at becoming the enduring guardian for a couple in their 90s. They are Australian citizens but grew up in Europe between World War 1 and World War 2. As such they lack trust in banks. they have rented all their lives, have limited assets <$100k and are on full pensions. In a recent...
  5. S

    QLD Parental Alienation from ex Mother-in-law

    Hi, so I have a question about how to best move forward with a situation. I will keep emotion out of it, and just state the relevant facts, but happy to share more if needed. I left my ex-husband 2.5 years ago due to domestic violence. He has a DVO (now expired), that he admitted to - all...
  6. T

    VIC Ex Owes Me Child Support - Help with Child Support Agency?

    Ok. First-time poster. My ex-husband owes 100k in child support. I have received maybe 2 grand in 11 yrs. I regularly ring Child Support Agency to see what’s happening and always the same answer. We can’t get any payments, cannot find a source of income. He is a qualified boilermaker working in...
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    QLD Centrelink says go back to work I am not disabled

    Will any super companies insure me after being deemed TPD by 2 super companies. Centrelink says go back to work I am not disabled
  8. A

    NSW Centrelink mod p form for marriage notification

    Hi, I recently married an Indian man, he lives in India and I live in Australia,, he does not have a visa for Australia. Is he under legal obligation to fill out centrelink forms? I receive a disability support payment and centrelink sent me a MOD P form to be filled out by hubby but he does not...
  9. K

    QLD Centrelink - Ways to Acquire the Emancipation of a Minor?

    I am a 16-year-old female currently deemed independent by Centrelink, however, I am not legally deemed independent and my mother still has complete parental rights even though she does not live with me, nor has frequent contact. This has become an issue after a recent stay in a youth psych ward...
  10. M

    VIC De Facto - Ex is Trying to Register New Relationship?

    My ex-fiancé and I were in a de facto relationship and still are, according to our Centrelink details. Our breakup was very recent and we haven’t finished sorting out how to separate our property and we are still on a lease together at the moment. We separated due to his affair with his very...