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, how to get help with the cost of medicine, and what's available through our Indigenous Access Program.
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.
If you live in Victoria you’ll need to meet the requirements that were introduced in June 2020.
From 4 August 2020, you’ll need to start meeting your mutual obligation requirements.
If you get Family Tax Benefit, your child may need a health check to meet Healthy Start for School requirements.
If you live in Victoria, you can do most of your Centrelink and Medicare business online. This includes making claims for new payments.
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 28 July 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.