This is an annual payment of up to $600, paid automatically if you get:
- Carer Allowance
- Carer Payment
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Partner Service Pension and Carer Allowance
- Department of Veterans’ Affairs Carer Service Pension.
You need to be getting one of these for a period that includes 1 July to be eligible for Carer Supplement.
This payment doesn’t add to your taxable income.
You must be getting a certain payment for 1 July to get Carer Supplement for that year.
You don’t need to apply for Carer Supplement. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay it straight into your bank account.