Parts of Sydney

If you lost work or income during the COVID-19 restrictions in parts of Sydney from June 2021, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Disaster Payment.

The health order for parts of Sydney is for these Local Government Areas:

  • Bayside
  • City of Sydney
  • Canada Bay
  • Inner West
  • Randwick
  • Waverley
  • Woollahra.

If you visited Sydney during the relevant periods and were then subject to a restricted movement order as a result, you may also be eligible.

Key dates for parts of Sydney

These are the key dates for the relevant periods in parts of Sydney.

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

Claims for all of the following periods have closed:

  • 1 to 7 July 2021
  • 8 to 14 July 2021
  • 15 to 21 July 2021
  • 22 to 28 July 2021
  • 29 July to 4 August 2021
  • 5 to 11 August 2021
  • 12 to 18 August 2021
  • 19 to 25 August 2021.

However, you can still claim for the other periods.

Relevant period Claims open Claims close
26 August to 1 September 2021 26 August 2021 22 September 2021
2 September to 8 September 2021 2 September 2021 29 September 2021
9 September to 15 September 2021 9 September 2021 6 October 2021
16 September to 22 September 2021 16 September 2021 13 October 2021
23 September to 29 September 2021 23 September 2021 20 October 2021
30 September to 1 October 2021 30 September 2021 27 October 2021

When we’ve granted your claim for COVID-19 Disaster Payment, you’ll get automatic payments for future periods unless you notify us 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