Payments and services if you’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian.
The main income support payment while you’re a young child’s main carer. This payment is also for job seekers who are main carers of young children.
Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work. It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time.
Financial help if you have a permanent physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition that stops you from working.
A fortnightly supplement if you give additional daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or 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 support for Indigenous Australians.
We have a range of payments and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Find out how to get started with Medicare and how to get help with the cost of medicine.
We support people affected by family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.
We can help if you’re in severe financial hardship, recovering from a disaster, or need special assistance.
You may get other payments while you’re getting Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY.
If your study details need updating, make sure you know when and how to do it online.
A number of changes have been announced, subject to legislation. Read more about what this may mean for you.
Find out the most common reasons for why we reject a claim for Age Pension. This may help you when claiming.
Keep your mob healthy and strong. Read the Department of Health information to find out how to book your free 715 health check today.
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