How much you can get
The most any family can get is up to $10,000 for each child for one catastrophic event.
How much you get depends on your family’s circumstances.
You won’t pay tax on this payment.
You need to complete a form to apply for a Carer Adjustment Payment.
Page last updated: 20 May 2021
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