What other help is available
You may be able to get a payment from us or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
You can see if you’re eligible for one of the following income support payments:
If you’re a veteran, you can see if you’re eligible for the following DVA payments. You can find out more about these payments on the DVA website:
If you are experiencing severe financial hardship you may be eligible for a payment under the asset hardship provisions. If you receive an Age Pension, Carer Payment or Disability Support Pension you may qualify for the Pension Loans Scheme.
Page last updated: 17 March 2021
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