We have information in different languages about Carer Payment
For Centrelink payments and services, you can call our multilingual phone service.
To get this you must:
- be an Australian resident
- care for someone who is an Australian resident
- care for 1 or more people who have care need scores high enough on the assessment tools used for an adult or child
- care for someone who’ll have these needs for at least 6 months
- be under the pension income and assets test limits.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
Complete the following steps to claim Carer Payment. Before you start, check if you can get it.