Recommended resources for:
- newborn babies
- raising children and childcare
- caring for an elderly or sick family member
- getting help with Centrelink problems and complaints.
Information about who can get Centrelink services and social security payments, your rights if you disagree with a Centrelink decision and when to get legal help.
Get help with Centrelink
Information about how Victoria Legal Aid and other organisations can help with Centrelink problems and complaints.
Payments for families
Information about financial assistance and support available to families, including help with the cost of children's education and health care.
Having a baby
Information about the financial assistance and support available when you have a baby.
Payments for carers
Information about the financial assistance and support available to carers of frail elderly people, people with disabilities or people with medical conditions.
Reviews and appeals about my payments and child care rebates
Information about how to ask for a review or appeal a decision you are unhappy with.
Parental leave pay
A factsheet explaining parental leave pay, eligibility and how to apply for it.
Want to speak with someone?
The Department of Human Services: 132 468
Victoria Legal Aid: 1300 792 387