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Do I have to tell Centrelink that I am HIV positive?

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You do not have to disclose your HIV status to Centrelink but there are a number of situations where it would be to your benefit to tell them. These are: if you wish to claim Disability support Pension or sickness allowance because you are unable to work due to an HIV related illness. if you are receiving Youth or Newstart allowances and want to be exempted from activity testing because you are sick with an HIV... Read more