Families impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19)
1 April 2020
Find out about your family payments and child support if you’re affected by coronavirus.
There are a number of ways coronavirus may affect your family payments and child support. For example if:
- you or your partner had to stop work
- your child has stopped attending school or child care
- your family income changes
- you experience financial hardship.
These changes may impact the following:
- Child Care Subsidy
- Additional Child Care Subsidy
- Family Tax Benefit
- Paid Parental Leave including Parental Leave Pay and Dad and Partner Pay
- Child Support.
If you get any of these payments, or pay child support, we can help you understand:
- what to do
- the support available.
Read more about Families and coronavirus.
Keep in mind, you may be eligible for more support if you’re affected. If you don’t currently get an income support payment, you may now be able to claim. Find out what to do if you need a payment because of coronavirus.
If you’re a carer affected by coronavirus, there’s payments you can get to help.
If you’re an older Australian affected by coronavirus, there’s payments you can get to help.
Page last updated: 24 April 2020
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