You might be eligible to receive the Centrelink Telephone Allowance to help you pay for your phone and internet connection.
If you are eligible you can receive a payment from the Government of either $28.20 or $42.00 every three months.
You can read more information about whether you can get the Centrelink Telephone Allowance by clicking here.
How can I claim the Centrelink Telephone Allowance?
If the Centrelink Telephone Allowance is not already paid to you as a part of your Centrelink payments, and you would like to receive it, or if you are unsure whether you are eligible, you should contact Centrelink.
You can contact Centrelink:
- By phone (click to find the relevant phone number for you)
- By writing, emailing, or sending a fax (click for addresses and fax number)
- Or by visiting a Centrelink office. You can find the closest one to you on this page.