COVID-19 Disaster Payment - New South Wales if you get a Centrelink or DVA payment
Support if you couldn’t work due to a New South Wales 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 a New South Wales 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 - New South Wales (NSW).
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. Before you claim, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 17 August 2021
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