With the end of the financial year fast approaching, Services Australia General Manager Hank Jongen sat down with mum of two, Hannah, to talk about some of the most common questions we receive on Child Care Subsidy.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused some big fluctuations on the Australian and overseas share markets. With uncertain dividends, historically low bank interest rates, and potential impacts on rental returns, older Australian investors are worried about their sources of income.
Millions of Australians have been left unemployed, stood down or had their hours reduced due to COVID-19 restrictions. In this podcast, Services Australia General Manager Hank Jongen takes a closer look at the unique impacts for working older Australians.
There’s no doubt the coronavirus pandemic has been a time of great financial uncertainty for many people.
To help explain what the pandemic may mean for your Centrelink payments, Services Australia General Manager Hank Jongen recently recorded some Skype audio podcasts with Justin Bott from our Financial Information Service.
The Department of Human Services warns people to be aware of the growing threat of scam emails, phone calls and SMS messages pretending to be from the department.
Thousands of families are running out of time to claim government assistance for the 2017-18 financial year.
There are now less than three weeks left for families to confirm their income for the 2016-17 financial year.
From 2 July 2018, Child Care Subsidy and Additional Child Care Subsidy will replace the current child care payments. Listen to find out what these changes mean for you.
Whether you’ve already retired or are planning for retirement, you might be wondering what government payments and services you’re eligible for or what happens if your financial situation changes.
If you’re planning for retirement, you might have some questions about what happens once you’ve retired. Which of your financial assets could impact your pension? Where can you find more information?