Paid yearly if you care for a person with a disability or serious illness and get certain payments.
You don’t need to apply for the Carer Supplement. We’ll automatically pay you if you’re eligible.
The supplement is a fixed rate of $600 each year for each eligible payment. You’ll get this amount on top of your regular payment.
Page last updated: 2 September 2020
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