How do I update my assets with Centrelink?
Sign in to myGov and select Centrelink. Select MENU from your homepage. Select Income and assets, then Income and assets details, and Manage income and assets.
How do I contact Centrelink about my pension?
People wanting to talk to someone about how these changes may affect them can call the Centrelink retirement line on 13 2300. People can also ask to talk, free of charge, to a Financial Information Service officer about options with their savings, investments and related arrangements by calling 13 2300.
How do I contact Centrelink by phone numbers Australia?
Centrelink Contact – Phone Numbers & Opening Hours
- BasicsCard. 1800 057 111. 24/7.
- BasicsCard. 1800 132 594. Mon/Fri 8am – 5pm.
- Bereavement. 132 300. Mon/Fri 8am – 5pm.
- Bereavement. 132 850. Mon/Fri 8am – 5pm.
- Centrelink debt. 1800 076 072. Mon/Fri 8am – 5pm.
- Centrelink loan options. Centrelink loans.
- Carers. 132 717.
- Families. 136 150.
How do I contact Centrelink Australia?
Call +613 6222 3455 (calls to this number are not free) if either:
- you’re calling from a country not listed below.
- the international numbers listed are not available.
How long does it take for Centrelink to update assets?
We’ve made it easier for you to update them online. You can view, add, edit and delete most of your financial details without having to call or visit us. You can also make multiple updates at once. If you get a payment from us, you need to tell us about changes to your income and assets within 14 days.
How does Centrelink check your assets?
Centrelink has the power at this point to request details of your accounts from your bank. This information will be sent in an encrypted form to specialised staff, who will review them. Centrelink will issue an Account Payable letter explaining how much is owed, why it’s owed, when it’s due and how it can be repaid.
Who do I speak to about pension?
For pension advice, call MoneyHelper’s pension helpline on 0800 011 3797.
Can you contact Centrelink online?
Contact us For help, call the Online Services Support Hotline and select option 3. If you need help with your payment you can call us on your regular payment line.
What is the best time to call Centrelink?
And if you do persist with trying to phone Centrelink – an insider tells us that the best times to call are either:
- at 8am – the moment their lines open!
- or around 3pm, as this is when loads of parents are out on the school run.
What is considered an asset for Centrelink?
Assets include any: financial investments. home contents, personal effects and vehicles. real estate, annuities, income streams and superannuation pensions.
What are considered assets for aged pension?
The Age Pension assets test takes into account most types of property or possessions you or your partner own in full or in part. This includes things like money in a bank account, motor vehicles, investment properties and investments such as shares and superannuation.