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21 May 2020
I am very unfamilar with centrelink - I am interested to know if I will receive (or can I apply for) back-payment of job seeker?
- I registered my intent to claim 28 March and made the claim when I got access.
- My claim was rejected due (to an error in my recorded income) on 9 May
- The error was corrected on 15 May after speaking to a real person.
- Weekly payments started 21 May.
While I am very thankful for the payments, should I be given payments from the date since I was eligable, from the date my intent to claim was registered? Do i need to do anything to request this?
Most helpful response
22 May 2020
Hi @sprends ,
Jobseeker payment is administered by Services Australia, and they are the best government department to go to for advice or to objecting to a decision (rather than the ATO).
You could go to how to make a Jobseeker claim ,as there is information down the bottom of this webpage on reviewing a decision.
Hope this helps,
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