If you need a payment
There’s support available if you or your family were affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
Changes to Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
There are changes to Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.
From 1 October, there are changes to the number of times you can claim.
We’ll have information about COVID-19 mandatory isolation changes soon.
Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is support if you can’t earn an income because you or someone you’re caring for has to self-isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19.
Crisis Payment for National Health Emergency (COVID-19) is a one-off payment. It’s for people who get an income support payment and are in severe financial hardship due to COVID-19.
If you need ongoing financial support
If you need another payment or service, read more about getting a Centrelink payment.
Page last updated: 27 September 2022
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