From February 2019, we’re legally required to electronically report additional account information regarding your FirstChoice Pension account.
New DHS reporting requirements
These changes are designed to ensure the accuracy of payments and services delivered to Australians under social security legislation.
This information will be used by the Department of Human Services to more closely align benefits you may be receiving, or are eligible for, with your individual circumstances.
If the income stream details provided don’t match what is currently held on the department record, the department may seek further information directly from you. In some cases, this may potentially impact your benefit entitlements.
For more information visit the Department of Human Services website.
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To find out how these changes may affect you, call us on 13 13 36, or speak to your financial adviser.
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