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.
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
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