Are you getting COVID-19 Disaster Payments for ACT or NSW?
8 October 2021
Your automatic COVID-19 Disaster Payments have stopped because ACT and NSW has reached 70% full vaccination rates.
Did you claim for ACT?
As of 8 October 2021, 70% of people 16 years or older in ACT have had 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. If you claimed for ACT, your last relevant period for automatic payments is 1 to 7 October 2021.
Did you claim for NSW?
As of 7 October 2021, 70% of of people 16 years or older in NSW have had 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.
If you claimed for parts of Sydney, your last relevant period for automatic payments is 7 to 11 October 2021.
If you claimed for Greater Sydney or other areas of NSW, your last relevant period for automatic payments is 3 to 9 October 2021.
If you get an eligible Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affair payment, your last relevant period for automatic payments is 5 to 11 October 2021.
Do you still need a payment?
If you’re still affected by movement restrictions, you’ll now need to reapply for COVID-19 Disaster Payment each week so we know you remain eligible. Check to see when you can claim for COVID-19 Disaster Payment - ACT or COVID-19 Disaster Payment - NSW.
If you’re no longer eligible for COVID-19 Disaster Payment, you may be able to get other financial help. Use our COVID-19 payment guide to see what you may be able to get.
We have other support available if you’re affected by COVID-19. You don’t have to get a payment from us to get help.
Page last updated: 8 October 2021
This information was printed 8 October 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/news/are-you-getting-covid-19-disaster-payments-act-or-nsw. 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.