Coronavirus Supplement

The temporary Coronavirus Supplement ended on 31 March 2021.

The Coronavirus Supplement counts as income for child support purposes.

If you got the Coronavirus Supplement, you need to declare it as income in your tax return for the 2020–21 financial year.

The Coronavirus Supplement won’t be shown separately on your Centrelink payment summary.

Your total Centrelink payment rate was increased if you were paid the Coronavirus Supplement.

You can ask us to set up a future tax amount to deduct for you from your Centrelink payment.

Page last updated: 22 November 2023.
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