Payments and services if you provide care for someone with a severe disability, illness or a frail and aged adult.
An income support payment if you give constant care to someone who has a severe disability, illness, or an adult who is frail aged.
Check to see if you’re eligible for other support:
- use Payment and Service Finder to find, estimate and compare payments, and locate services
- view all payments for carers.
We provide payments to people who provide daily care for someone with severe disability, a medical condition, or who is frail aged.
You can get financial help and other services if you care for someone with a disability, an illness or who is frail aged.
There are payments and services to help you if you provide full time care to an older Australian.
We provide support to grandparents, legal guardians and other family members who provide full time care for a child.
In some situations, you can choose to get Carer Payment or Age Pension.
The class action settlement approval hearing has finished. We’re now waiting for the Court’s decision.
If you get payments from us, you can set up a tax deduction to help you avoid an income tax debt.
Doing your business with us from home is safe and convenient. Use self service instead of going to a service centre.
There’s help if you’ve been directly affected by Tropical Cyclone Seroja in Western Australia, April 2021. We have payments that can help during a natural disaster.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is reuniting people with super they may not know they have. Read more about inactive low balance super accounts on the ATO website.
This information was printed 13 May 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/carers. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.