Centrelink is the name of the statutory authority that administers the payment of financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government to individuals.
Legislation administered by Centrelink includes:
It can be particularly useful to refer also to the Australian Government's Guides to Social Policy Law.
For a list of Centrelink payments, see the Guide to Australian Government Payments on the Department of Human Services website.
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