High-Risk Settings Pandemic Payment

Support if you work in a high-risk setting and can't earn an income because you have tested positive for COVID-19.

High-Risk Settings Pandemic Payment is a lump sum payment. It’s to help you during the time you can’t go to work and earn an income, because you have tested positive for COVID-19.

To see the eligibility rules, read who can get it.

If you need another payment or service, read more about getting a Centrelink payment.

If you need additional support we also have:

Page last updated: 15 March 2023.