From 1 February 2020, the Department of Human Services became Services Australia.
Services Australia Podcast: Child Care Subsidy
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.
Services Australia Podcast: Deeming and revaluation of financial assets
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.
Services Australia podcast: Older Australians and JobKeeper Payment
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.
Balancing family payments explained
Services Australia is about to start balancing Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS) for around 2.2 million families.
Stories of resilience and hope during Refugee Week
Refugee Week (14-20 June 2020) is an opportunity to celebrate the rich contribution of refugees to Australian life and learn about the challenges they face. For many refugees, a new start is made possible by the hard work of dedicated Services Australia staff who provide immediate and ongoing links to services.
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.