State or territory pandemic payment

There may be a state or territory pandemic payment available if you’ve been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

Check if your state or territory has a pandemic payment you may be able to get.

Australian Capital Territory

You may be able to get the COVID-19 Test Hardship Isolation Payment.

This payment is for eligible Canberra workers who must isolate while waiting for COVID-19 test result.

Find out more about eligibility guidelines and how to apply on the ACT Government website.

New South Wales

You may be able to get the COVID-19 Test and Isolate support payment.

This payment is for eligible NSW workers who need to self-isolate and are unable to work while waiting for a COVID-19 test result.

Find out more about eligibility guidelines and how to apply on the NSW Government website.

Northern Territory

There are no state pandemic payments available in Northern Territory.

Queensland

There are no state pandemic payments available in Queensland.

South Australia

You may be able to get the COVID-19 Cluster Isolation Payment.

This is a payment for eligible people who are part of a designated COVID-19 cluster and need to self-isolate while awaiting a COVID-19 test result.

Find out more about eligibility guidelines and how to apply on the Government of South Australia website.

Tasmania

There are no state pandemic payments available in Tasmania.

Victoria

You may be able to get the Victorian Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test Isolation Payment.

This payment is to support Victorian workers who are waiting for test results.

Find out more about eligibility guidelines and how to apply on the Victoria Government website.

Western Australia

There are no state pandemic payments available in Western Australia.

Page last updated: 23 September 2021