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.
Find out the most common reasons for why we reject a claim for Age Pension. This may help you when claiming.
Nominee arrangements for Centrelink and aged care have been changing. Changes will continue until 12 March 2021.
What you need to know to get ready for the COVID-19 vaccines.
If your child had a birthday lately, their age can affect your payments and the services they can get.
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 5 March 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.