Helping you find government information and services

Benefits and Payments

Find information about health, social and welfare payments and services.

Centrelink

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Centrelink, part of the Department of Human Services (DHS), delivers a range of payments and services for people at times of major change.

Department of Human Services

Australian Government Rebate on Private Health Insurance

Reduces the cost of private health insurance for people who are eligible for Medicare and are members of certain private health funds.

Department of Human Services

Australians overseas

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If you are going to travel or live outside Australia, check how this may affect your health care, child support arrangements and Centrelink payments.

Department of Human Services

Centrelink Confirmation eServices for businesses

Provides online access to real time information about Centrelink customers so you can confirm a customer's eligibility for your rebates, concessions or services.

Department of Human Services

Centrepay

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A free service that allows customers to pay bills via regular deductions from their Centrelink payments.

Department of Human Services

Department of Human Services

Provides a broad range of social and health services, delivering Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services and payments.

Department of Human Services

Department of Social Services

Responsible for families, housing, and social services as well as aged care and disability services. Formerly the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Department of Social Services

Forms – Department of Human Services

Provides electronic and printable forms that you can download, complete and return. Find forms by title or code number and also business and international forms.

Department of Human Services

Government concessions – states and territories

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Provides links to state and territory government concessions providing assistance to a range of individuals.

Health care card

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Provides help with the cost of prescription medicine under PBS, Australian government funded medical services, and access to state, territory and local government concessions.

Department of Human Services

Information in your language

Links to Department of Human Services information and services in a range of languages. This includes information about Medicare, Centrelink and Child Support payments and services.

Department of Human Services

International Services

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Helps customers claim foreign pensions and receive their Australian social security payments while outside Australia.

Department of Human Services

International social security agreements

These agreements are bilateral treaties which close gaps in social security coverage for people who migrate between countries.

Department of Social Services

myGov

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A fast, simple way to access a range of government services online with one secure account.

Department of Human Services

Online estimators (DHS)

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Choose an estimator to calculate your entitlements e.g Centrelink payments, child support and child care. Online estimators let you estimate or compare payments, based on your current or proposed circumstances.

Department of Human Services

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Helps cover the cost of a wide range of prescription medicines.

Department of Human Services

Review of Australia’s Welfare System

Review, chaired by Mr Patrick McClure AO, aimed to identify how to make Australia’s welfare system fairer, more effective, coherent and sustainable and encourage people to work.

Department of Social Services

Self service

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You can do most of your Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support business using self service. There are options using mobile apps, online services or phone self service. Includes links to online accounts and myGov.

Department of Human Services

Social Security Appeals Tribunal

Reviews decisions made by the Department of Human Services under the social security law, family assistance law, child support scheme and some other statutes.

Social Security Appeals Tribunal

Social work services

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Services to help you during difficult times by providing free and confidential counselling, support and information.

Department of Human Services