Are you a Victorian construction worker needing financial support?

21 September 2021

You may be able to get COVID-19 Disaster Payment if you’ve been impacted by the shut down in September 2021.

You can claim COVID-19 Disaster Payment if you’re unable to work and earn income because of the shut down in any of these areas:

  • Greater Melbourne
  • City of Ballarat
  • City of Greater Geelong
  • Surf Coast Shire
  • Mitchell Shire.

You must check your eligibility before claiming.

You can make a claim for COVID-19 Disaster Payment - Victoria from 24 September 2021.

If you’re an Australian resident, get ready to claim by using our guide to creating a myGov account and linking it to Centrelink.

You can watch our COVID-19 Disaster Payment information and support YouTube playlist to find out how to claim.

Next steps

Read about what other support is available if you’ve been affected by COVID-19.

Page last updated: 29 September 2021