How much you can get

How much you get depends on your circumstances.

Disaster Recovery Allowance

If you’re eligible, you’ll get the maximum equivalent rate of JobSeeker Payment or Youth Allowance, depending on your personal circumstances.

If your income is more than the average Australian weekly income amount of $1,737.10, we’ll reduce your payment to zero.

Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) Top-up

This payment is $350 each week for up to 13 weeks.

Page last updated: 16 September 2022