Crisis Payment for Other Extreme Circumstances
A one-off payment if you’ve had to leave your usual home because of an extreme circumstance.
To get this you must 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 extreme circumstance happened and when you submit your claim.
To find out the full conditions read who can get it.
You can get this if you’ve left your home because of an extreme circumstance such as a natural or other disaster.
Complete the following steps to claim Crisis Payment for Other Extreme Circumstances. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 4 December 2020
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