Who can get it

You must get a certain payment for 1 July to get Carer Supplement.

You can get Carer Supplement if you get any of these payments:

  • Carer Allowance
  • Carer Payment
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Partner Service Pension and Carer Allowance
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Carer Service Pension.

You must get one of these payments for 1 July to be eligible.

Who can’t get it

You can’t get the supplement if you only have a Carer Allowance Health Care Card. You must get a certain payment to be eligible.

Next: How to get it

You don’t need to apply for Carer Supplement. If you’re eligible, we’ll pay the supplement straight into your bank account.

Page last updated: 15 February 2021