Recommended resources for:
- family benefits
- job seeker payments
- illness, injury or disability payments and supports
- carer payments
- payments for older people
- getting help with Centrelink problems and complaints
- challenging a Centrelink decision.
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.
Disagree with a Centrelink decision
If you disagree with a Centrelink decision, this guide explains how Victoria Legal Aid can help you with an appeal.
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 job seekers
Information explaining the financial assistance and support available to people looking for work or undertaking training.
Payments for people living with illness, injury or disability
Information about payments and support available for people with an illness, injury or a disability that means they cannot work. It covers financial and social services.
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.
Payments for older Australians
Information about payments and support services available to older Australians considering retirement. It covers income support, rent and medical assistance, and where to find further help.