Who can get it

You must be getting a certain payment for 1 July to get Carer Supplement for that year.

You can get Carer Supplement if you’re getting any of these payments for a period that includes 1 July that year:

  • Carer Allowance
  • Carer Payment
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Partner Service Pension and Carer Allowance
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs Carer Service Pension.

You can’t get the supplement if you only have a Carer Allowance Health Care Card.

Page last updated: 6 July 2023.
QC 49371