How much you can get

The amount of COVID-19 Disaster Payment - Queensland you can get depends on your situation.

How much you get depends on the hours of work you lost.

If you’re eligible, you’ll get $450 if any of the following apply:

  • you lost at least 8 hours of work
  • you lost less than 20 hours of work
  • you couldn’t work a full day for that week.

If you lost 20 hours or more for that week, you’ll get $750 if you’re eligible.

If you’re eligible on one day during a relevant period, we’ll pay you the full payment amount for that period.

The COVID-19 Disaster Payment is tax free income. You don’t need to include it in your tax return.

Next: What you need to do if you get a payment

If you’re getting COVID-19 Disaster Payment, you need to tell us about any changes to your circumstances within 14 days.

Page last updated: 3 September 2021