Indigenous Australians

Find out if there are changes to your payments and services due to coronavirus (COVID-19).

There are changes to some payments and services for people affected by coronavirus.

If you’re in 1 of the following groups, check if there’s a change for you:

You may get the Coronavirus Supplement from late April 2020. This will be paid as part of your normal payment. You may also get 1 or both Economic Support Payments. We'll pay these into your bank account automatically.

You won't get the second Economic Support Payment in July 2020 if you get the Coronavirus Supplement.

If you’re concerned about coming to a service centre to do business with us you can use our self service options.

You can report your income in any of the following ways:

If there are changes to your circumstances, you can tell us by using any of the following:

If you don’t have access to a self service option please call the Centrelink Indigenous Call Centre.

If you’re affected by family and domestic violence, we can help. We provide information, support and referrals.

Page last updated: 6 May 2020