On the day you claim Crisis Payment you must meet the residence rules of your income support payment.
You must also either:
- be in Australia when the event happened, and when you submit your claim
- have returned to Australia and claimed within 7 days of being released from a prison outside Australia.
Page last updated: 5 September 2019
This information was printed 14 July 2020 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/crisis-payment/who-can-get-it/residence-rules. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.