Carer Adjustment Payment
A one off payment to assist families following a catastrophic event where a child younger than 7 is diagnosed with a severe disability or severe medical condition.
To get this payment you must provide full time care for a child younger than 7 and meet other rules.
The most any family can get is up to $10,000 for each child for one catastrophic event.
Page last updated: 16 February 2021
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