Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment has been reinstated

19 July 2022

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is 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.

Time limits for claiming

If your isolation, quarantine or caring period started on or after 21 July 2022, you must submit a claim within 14 days of the start of this period.

How to claim

You can claim the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment using your Centrelink online account through myGov.

Read more about support for COVID-19.

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Page last updated: 14 September 2022