Health Checks for four year old children

Health Checks for four year old children

Healthy Start for School was introduced by the government to help make sure that children are healthy, fit and ready to learn when they start school.

If you are a parent or carer who receives an income support payment at any time during the financial year in which your child turns four, your child is required to undergo a health check.  If the health check is not completed, part or all of your Family Tax Benefit Part A Supplement for your child will be withheld.

To avoid any delay in receiving their Family Tax Benefit Part A supplement It is important parents remember to get their child’s health checked and let Centrelink know continue reading

Content Updated: 27 August 2013