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Annual payments for carers start July 5

From 5 July 2022, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. You may also get Child Disability Assistance Payment.

Payments while outside Australia

To get your payment or concession card while outside Australia, you must continue to meet the qualification rules at all times.

Proving your identity in person for a Centrelink payment

How to prove who you are in person at a service centre.

Supporting documents for your Centrelink claim

When you claim a payment or service, we’ll ask you for some documents to support your claim.

Severe financial hardship for Crisis Payment

For the purposes of Crisis Payment, you’re in severe financial hardship if you meet one of these criteria.

  1. Top payments
  2. Crisis Payment for Other Extreme Circumstances

Who can get a Crisis Payment for Other Extreme Circumstances

You may get this if you’ve left your home because of an extreme circumstance such as fire, flood or community violence.

Residence descriptions

You usually need to be an Australian resident to get a payment from us. We explain how we define an Australian resident.

Setting up online accounts for Centrelink

To do your business with us, create a myGov account and link it to Centrelink.

  1. Top payments
  2. Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence

How much Crisis Payment for Extreme Circumstances Family and Domestic Violence you can get

You can get this Crisis Payment once per incident or circumstance.

  1. Prove your identity
  2. Proving your identity online

How to prove your identity to Centrelink through myGov

How to prove who you are to Centrelink through myGov.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021