How much you can get

The amount of COVID-19 Disaster Payment - Tasmania you can get depends on your situation.

The COVID-19 Disaster Payment is tax free income. You don’t need to include it in your tax return.

How much you get depends on the hours of work you lost.

If you’re eligible, you’ll get $450 if any of the following apply:

  • you lost at least 8 hours of work
  • you lost less than 20 hours of work
  • you couldn’t work a full day for that week.

If you’re eligible, you’ll get $750 if you lost 20 hours or more for that week.

A full day of your usual work is what you were scheduled to work but could not because of a restricted movement order. This includes not being able to attend a full time, part time or casual shift of less than 8 hours.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021