COVID-19 Disaster Payment - Australian Capital Territory if you get a Centrelink or DVA payment
Support if you couldn’t work due to an Australian Capital Territory COVID-19 public health order and you get a payment from us or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA).
This is a lump-sum payment for people who get an income support payment from us or the DVA. You must also have lost hours of work and income because of an Australian Capital Territory COVID-19 public health order.
You need to meet some eligibility rules to get this payment. Read about who can get it.
Watch this video to learn about the COVID-19 Disaster Payment if you get a Centrelink or DVA income support payment.
You must meet all eligibility rules to get the COVID-19 Disaster Payment - Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
The COVID-19 Disaster Payment is $200 each week if you get an eligible income support payment. You’ll get this amount on top of your regular payment.
If you get a Centrelink or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) payment, complete these steps to claim the COVID-19 Disaster Payment.
Page last updated: 1 September 2021
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