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.
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.
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.
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.
How to prove your identity to Centrelink through myGov
How to prove who you are to Centrelink through myGov.