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Call our Multilingual Phone Service to speak with us in your language about your Centrelink payments and services.
Claiming periods have closed and the COVID-19 Disaster Payment is no longer available. If you need financial support, test your eligibility for an income support payment. Use our Payment and Service Finder to see what payments and services you may be able to get.
This was a lump sum payment to help workers who were unable to earn income due to a COVID-19 state or territory public health order. This may have involved a lockdown, hotspot or movement restrictions.
The COVID-19 Disaster Payment was available in these areas:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia