Annual payments for carers

24 June 2020

From 3 July 2020, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. Carers may also get the Child Disability Assistance Payment.

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If you’re getting an eligible payment for 1 July 2020 we’ll pay you:

You don’t need to do anything. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay these into your bank account between 3 and 31 July 2020.

If you don’t get the payments by 31 July 2020 and think you’re eligible, follow these steps:

  1. Go to myGov and sign in to access your Centrelink online account.
  2. Go to ‘My payments’ and check to see if we’ve issued the payment to you.
  3. Check the bank account details you registered with us are correct.
  4. Call the Carers line if the payment isn't showing.

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Page last updated: 24 June 2020