Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence
You may be able to get Crisis Payment if you’ve experienced a family and domestic violence incident.
To get this you must also be all of the following:
- eligible for, or getting, an income support payment or ABSTUDY Living Allowance
- in severe financial hardship
- in Australia when the incident happened and when you submit your claim.
To find out the full conditions read who can get it.
It’s important to consider how to claim safely. This may include changing your details or nominee arrangements.
Complete the following steps to claim Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 4 December 2020
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