Carer Supplement

An annual payment if you have caring responsibilities and get certain carer or Department of Veterans’ Affairs payments.

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.

Page last updated: 25 January 2024.
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