There are many types of Centrelink benefits, pensions and allowances. For a full list of Centrelink payments and their eligibility requirements, see the Guide to Australian Government Payments on the Services Australia website.
Any person can also self-check their eligibility for any type of Centrelink payment, using the Payment and Service Finder on the Services Australia website.
Some common payments include the Disability Support Pension, JobSeeker Payment, and the Age Pension. These payments are explored in more detail in this chapter.