From 1 February 2020, the Department of Human Services became Services Australia.
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.
Services Australia is about to start balancing Family Tax Benefit (FTB) and Child Care Subsidy (CCS) for around 2.2 million families.
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.
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.
South Australian based artist Juanella McKenzie joined Services Australia as an Indigenous Apprentice earlier this year in the midst the nation’s worst bushfire crisis. She’s now supported customers affected by fire, flood and the turmoil of COVID-19.
A lot of people who are self-employed are claiming a Centrelink payment for the first time. We’ve put together our top frequently asked questions to help you out.