For the latest information, go to the Affected by Coronavirus page on the Services Australia website.
People currently receiving payments from Centrelink do not need to do anything to get the extra financial assistance that is being offered due to COVID 19.
How this service is delivered
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More programs from Department of Social Services
Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work. It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time.
Coronavirus – Government Support for Individuals and Households
As part of the economic response to Corona virus, the Australian Government is providing financial assistance to Australians. This assistance includes income support payments, payments to support households and temporary early releases of superannuation.
A myGov account is a secure way to access government services online with one login and one password. It can help you access and track your Centrelink assistance online.