If you want to claim family assistance payments for the 2014 financial year, you must lodge a claim with the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) by 30 June 2015 to be eligible.
This deadline applies if you intend to lodge a claim for:
Income Tax lodgements also required
You must also lodge your 2014 Individual income tax returns by 30 June 2015 to receive your full Family Tax Benefit and SIFS entitlements.
This applies to payments that are a lump sum payment, as well as when payments have been received throughout the year.
If you do not need to lodge an income tax return for the 2014 financial year, you must notify Centrelink by 30 June 2015.