Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - New South Wales
Support if you live in New South Wales and can't earn an income because you must self-isolate or quarantine, or are caring for someone with COVID-19.
Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is a lump sum payment to help you during the 14 days you need to self-isolate, quarantine or care for someone. If you need longer term help, check to see what other payments you may be eligible to get by using our payment guide.
The Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is for people living in New South Wales who can't earn an income because they must self-isolate, quarantine or care for someone who has COVID-19.
You must be directed to self-isolate or quarantine by NSW Health.
Read more about who can get it.
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - New South Wales.
Not everyone who lives in New South Wales can get the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.
If you’re eligible we’ll pay you $1,500 for each 14 day period you’ve been told to self-isolate or quarantine, or are caring for someone with COVID-19.
Page last updated: 26 October 2020
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