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 can help if you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian looking for work. We can also help if you want to study or train to find a job.
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.
From 28 September 2020, if you have mutual obligation requirements, you must start meeting them.
The Australian Government announced support if you live in Western Australia or New South Wales and can't earn an income.
As a job seeker, you need to know the upcoming changes and things you need to do to keep getting your payments.
From 25 September, we’ll once again apply the Liquid Assets Waiting Period to new claims. This means you may need to wait to get your payment.
Keep your mob healthy and strong. Read the Department of Health information to find out how to book your free 715 health check today.
This information was printed 18 September 2020 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/indigenous-australians. 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.