Family Update
Family Update
04/28/2017 at 01:45. Facebook
Many teenagers have very busy lives. Juggling school, hobbies, part-time jobs and socialising with friends and family isn't an easy task! Helping your teen find the right balance between their responsibilities and leisure time is important to eliminate stress.
Read more about some ways you can help your teen manage their priorities:
Many teenagers have very busy lives Juggling school hobbies parttime jobs and
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Family Update
Family Update
04/27/2017 at 03:11. Facebook
Now is the time to plan for retirement and think about your financial future. In our latest podcast, the department's spokesperson Hank Jongen sits down with Financial Information Service Officer (FISOs) Justin, to talk about preparing for retirement, understanding finances and how FISOs can help you: [ Humanservices.gov.au Link ]
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Family Update
Family Update
04/26/2017 at 01:00. Facebook
Teenage siblings have probably been fighting since the dawn of civilisation. Even those Brady Bunch kids had their moments. When teens fight it can be very stressful for parents, but it can help kids develop some important life skills like problem solving and resolving conflict.
It's amazing what teenage siblings will find to argue about. It may seem like the ultimate 'glass half-full' view...
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Teenage siblings have probably been fighting since the dawn of civilisation Even
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Family Update
Family Update
04/24/2017 at 02:23. Facebook
If you have a teenager at home, trying to talk to them can be like talking to a brick wall. To even get a grunt of acknowledgment can be an achievement.

Our friends at Learning Potential have provided some useful tips to help with having more meaningful discussions with them.

But most important is to stay focussed. Your child needs to know that it's all about them and that you are willing...
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If you have a teenager at home trying to talk to them
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Is someone in your family a recent university graduate or due to complete their studies this year? Tag them to let them know about the Department of Human Services National Graduate Program!
Is someone in your family a recent university graduate or due to
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Do you claim your Medicare benefit at the doctor?
If you've registered your bank account details with Medicare, it can be paid into your bank account in the next 2-3 working days!Next time you visit your doctor, check if they offer electronic claiming.
If you haven't registered your bank details, find out how: [ Humanservices.gov.au Link ]
Do you claim your Medicare benefit at the doctor
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Maunah Iksan
When people close to us need money, we often feel obligated to help. If you’re in a position to give money to another, you should consider the effect that gifting money could have on your pension.
The Seniors Update team asked one of the department’s Financial Information Service officers to explain it to us.
When people close to us need money we often feel obligated to
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Being active after school has a positive effect on a child's learning, development and overall well-being. Skills learned during activities such as sport, games, music or being involved in groups like Scouts or Guides can also help children learn at school.
These type of activities provide a range of learning opportunities not available in a formal classroom setting. Valuable experience from...
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Being active after school has a positive effect on a childs learning
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Michelle Gellatly
Next Tuesday is 25 APRIL 2017 - #AnzacDay. On this day Australia remembers those who have served and died in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Our call centres and service centres will be closed on 25 APRIL 2017 so please complete your business with us before then. You could also use our self-service options:

Payment and reporting dates may also change due to the Anzac Day...
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Next Tuesday is 25 APRIL 2017 AnzacDay On this day Australia remembers
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It's time - if you receive Child Care Rebate quarterly, your payment for the January to March 2017 quarter is on its way!

We'll pay you automatically between 19 April and 2 May 2017. You don't need to do anything. Keep in mind your payment may not show up in your online account until the day we pay you.

If you haven't received your payment by 5 May 2017, check if we issued a payment and...
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Theresa Young
Just a quick reminder our call centres and service centres will be closed 14-17 April so please complete your business with us before then. You could also use our self service options:

Payment and reporting dates may also change due to the Easter public holidays. There's information on our website about these changes and how they may affect you:

We’ll be taking a break for Easter, so if...
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Just a quick reminder our call centres and service centres will be
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Some staff will be participating in CPSU led industrial action from Thursday 13 April to Wednesday 26 April 2017.

Existing payments will not be affected. You will still be able to contact us over the phone or at a service centre.

We particularly encourage people to use myGov and the Express Plus mobile apps to access services over this period. Find out more here: [ Humanservices.gov.au Link...
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In this month's #DHSTV our boss Hank Jongen discusses Quarterly Child Care Rebate payments.
You can find the full episode of the April #DHSTV here: [ Youtu.be Link ]
In this month's DHSTV our boss Hank Jongen discusses Quarterly Child Care Rebate payments

April 2017 Update #DHSTV

Hank Jongen, PSM, gives you the rundown on what's happening at the Department of Human Services in March. Visit our website: http://www.humanservices.gov.au/...

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#HowToTuesday Imagine how it would go down at your place if the Easter Bunny didn't have your contact details? You may not need to keep the Rabbit up to date, but you can easily let us know your if your address or phone number has changed through myGov. Follow this how-to video and you'll have more than enough time to grab your Hot Cross Buns: [ Youtube.com Link ]
HowToTuesday Imagine how it would go down at your place if the
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Annette Mason
It's time to update your family income estimate for the 2017-18 financial year.
If you receive Family Tax Benefit and/or Child Care Benefit for approved care, it's important to provide an accurate income estimate to make sure you're paid the right amount of family assistance.
The easiest way to update your family income estimate is by using your Centrelink online account through myGov.
You...
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It's time to update your family income estimate for the 201718 financial year
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Keep an eye out for quarterly Child Care Rebate payments. There's nothing you need to do. If you've chosen to receive these payments quarterly, we'll pay you automatically between 19 April and 2 May 2017. Find more information about Child Care Rebate quarterly payments here: [ Humanservices.gov.au Link ]
Keep an eye out for quarterly Child Care Rebate payments Theres nothing
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Sharon Anderson
Hello Radelaide!

Showdown fever has hit us at the Pregnancy Babies and Children's Expo.

We’re at stall E22 over the weekend, with information about assistance available for families. So if you're a mum, dad or parents-to-be, stop on by and we’ll do our best to answer your questions!

More details including location, times and tickets here: [ Pbcexpo.com.au Link ]
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Lisa Manning Kramer
#Easter is nearly here again and there's some important information about your reporting and payment dates we'd like to share.

Our call centres and service centres will be closed 14-17 APRIL so please complete your business with us before then. You could also use our self-service options:

Payment and reporting dates may also change due to the Easter public holidays. There's information on...
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Easter is nearly here again and theres some important information about your
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If you have a teenager at home, trying to talk to them can be like talking to a brick wall. To even get a grunt of acknowledgment can be an achievement.

Our friends at Learning Potential have provided some useful tips to help with having more meaningful discussions with them. But most important is to stay focussed. Your child needs to know that it's all about them and that you are willing to...
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If you have a teenager at home trying to talk to them
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Susan McGuire
If you're receiving Family Tax Benefit and/or Child Care Benefit for approved care as reduced fees, you can now use your Centrelink Express Plus App to make a payment choice to help reduce the risk of an overpayment.
It's just a matter of selecting 'Payment choice' under the Family Assistance menu. To make it even easier, the app will recommend the best choice for you based on your personal...
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If youre receiving Family Tax Benefit andor Child Care Benefit for approved
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