Migrants, refugees and visitors
Services for refugees or if you are new to living in Australia.
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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.
An income support payment if you give constant care to someone who has a severe disability, illness, or an adult who is frail aged.
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.
If you’re living in Australia with an eligible visa we have a range of help to support you.
Help with the costs of seeing a doctor, getting medicines and accessing mental health care.
You may get help if you’ve recently moved to Australia, depending on your visa. Rules apply to get help and you may have to wait before claiming a payment.
Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines.
We support people affected by family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.
We consider you independent for student payments as soon as you turn 22.
It’s easier to update your income and assets online. We need these details to make sure you get the right payment rate.
Find out about managing your Child Care Subsidy and extra help available if you’re affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
We’ve waived the waiting period for some payments until 31 December 2020.
Find out about Australian Government payments and services that may help you.
This information was printed 11 August 2020 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/migrants-refugees-and-visitors. 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.