All other areas of NSW

If you live in all other areas of NSW you may be able to get the COVID-19 Disaster Payment. This is if you lost work or income due to COVID-19 restrictions in NSW.

You’ll be eligible for COVID-19 Disaster Payment if all of these apply:

  • you live or work in any area of New South Wales
  • you were unable to earn your usual income of 8 hours or more or a full day’s work because of the restricted movement order
  • you meet any other eligibility rules.

Key dates for all other areas of NSW

These are the key dates for the relevant periods in all other areas of NSW.

To get the payment, you must meet all the eligibility rules on at least one day during the relevant period.

Claims for these relevant periods have closed:

  • 18 to 24 July 2021
  • 25 to 31 July 2021
  • 1 to 7 August 2021
  • 8 to 14 August 2021
  • 15 to 21 August 2021.

However, you can still claim for the other periods.

Relevant period Claims open Claims close
22 August to 28 August 2021 22 August 2021 18 September 2021
29 August to 4 September 2021 29 August 2021 25 September 2021
5 September to 11 September 2021 5 September 2021 2 October 2021
12 September to 18 September 2021 12 September 2021 9 October 2021
19 September to 25 September 2021 19 September 2021 16 October 2021
26 September to 1 October 2021 26 September 2021 23 October 2021

When we’ve granted your claim for COVID-19 Disaster Payment, you’ll get automatic payments for future periods unless you tell us that your circumstances have changed. If lockdown continues without a break and there’s no changes in your circumstances, you don’t need to claim again.

Read more about how to claim.

Page last updated: 16 September 2021