A fortnightly supplement if you give additional daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or is frail aged.
To get this you must:
- meet an income test
- care for someone whose care needs score is high enough on the adult or child assessment tools
- care for someone who'll have these needs for at least 12 months.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
Complete the following steps to claim Carer Allowance. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 9 March 2021
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