How much you can get

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 who has COVID-19.

The Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment – Northern Territory is taxable income. This means you’ll need to include it in your Income Tax Return.

If you get Family Assistance

You’ll need to include the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment in your family income estimate as taxable income. You need to do this if you or your partner get:

The easiest way to view and update your family income estimate is online. You can use your Centrelink online account through myGov or the Centrelink Express Plus mobile app.

If you have a Child Support assessment

If you have a Child Support assessment, the payment will form part of your adjusted taxable income for Child Support. It must be included in any income estimate you lodge for the financial year.

The easiest way to view and update your information is online. You can use your Child Support online account through myGov or the Child Support Express Plus mobile app.

Page last updated: 2 July 2021