COVID-19 Disaster Payment

A support payment for workers adversely affected by a state public health order.

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COVID-19 Disaster Payment

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Call our Multilingual Phone Service to speak with us in your language about your Centrelink payments and services.

This is a lump sum payment to help workers unable to earn income due to a COVID-19 state public health order. This may involve a lockdown, hotspot or movement restrictions.

How much you can get will depend on your location and your individual circumstances.

Check if you can get the payment if you’ve been affected by a public health order in any of these areas:

Watch this video to learn about the COVID-19 Disaster Payment.

Page last updated: 19 August 2021