Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment - before 18 January 2022

Support if you can't earn an income because you or someone you’re caring for has to self-isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19.

Claiming for periods starting from 18 January 2022 onwards

If you’re claiming for isolation or caring periods starting from 18 January 2022 onwards, different rules apply to you. Read Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is a lump sum payment to help you during the time you can’t work and earn income because you have to:

  • self-isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19
  • you’re caring for someone who has to self-isolate or quarantine due to COVID-19.

Go to your state or territory page to see the rules which apply to you for isolation or caring periods beginning on or before 17 January 2022.

Page last updated: 21 January 2022