We have information in different languages about Carer Adjustment Payment
For Centrelink payments and services, you can call our multilingual phone service.
This payment is for you if you give full time care to a child younger than 7 who has been affected by a catastrophic event. Catastrophic events include things like:
- childhood stroke
- diagnosis of a severe medical condition, such as childhood cancer
- car accident or other accidents.
The amount available is up to $10,000 for each child in a catastrophic event. How much you get depends on your family’s circumstances.
Read more about who can get Carer Adjustment Payment.