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:
- eligible for an income support payment or ABSTUDY Living Allowance
- in severe financial hardship
- in Australia when you claim.
Read about who can get it.
You can get this payment if you’ve experienced 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: 27 July 2020
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