Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment – Tasmania
Support if you live in Tasmania 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 Tasmania 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 a health official. This includes a:
- person employed by a state or regional department of health
- registered General Practitioner
- nurse, doctor or registrar at a hospital.
Read more about who can get it.
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - Tasmania.
If you’re eligible we’ll pay you $1,500 for each 14 day period you self-isolate, quarantine or care for a person who has COVID-19.
Page last updated: 16 September 2020
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