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 Carer Supplement. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay the supplement straight into your bank account.
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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