Travelling or living outside Australia
You must be in Australia to get the payment.
You can’t get Essential Medical Equipment Payment if you:
- leave Australia to live overseas on a permanent basis
- are not in Australia when your payment is due.
Tell us your travel plans through your Centrelink online account.
Read about payments while outside Australia.
Page last updated: 18 March 2021
This information was printed 13 September 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/essential-medical-equipment-payment/who-can-get-it-and-how-much-you-can-get/travelling-or-living-outside-australia. 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.