Services Australia podcast: Coronavirus pandemic and your payments: Early release of superannuation

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.

Video grabs – your questions answered

Services Australia General Mananger Hank Jongen answers some Frequently Asked Questions about our role in the Government’s Coronavirus response.

Do people need to go in to a Centrelink service centre?

Transcript: People don’t need to come into our office to lodge an application for JobSeeker payment. What we’ve done is we’ve created a new functionality which means that all you have to do is log into your myGov account. Click on the “Intent to claim” button and that will start the process.