Grants

COVID-19 DISASTER PAYMENT

Applications Close 04 August 2021


A payment for workers who have been unable to earn income due to the COVID-19 lockdown.
• $325 – $375 if you lost 8 – 20 hours of work per week or a full day of your usual work hours
• $500 – $600 if you lost more than 20 hours per week

Eligibility depends on where you live and work.*
1 July – 15 July 2021 at lower rates ($325 / $500)
15 July onwards at higher rates ($375 / $600)

Claims for the week of 1 July close on 28 July 2021 and weekly thereafter, e.g. claims for the week of 8 July close on 4 August 2021 and so on

More information: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/covid-19-disaster-payment

To apply visit: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/covid-19-disaster-payment/how-claim