Coronavirus – Government Support for Individuals and Households
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.
- Income support for individuals
- Payments to support households
- Temporary early release of superannuation
- Temporarily reducing superannuation minimum drawdown rates
- Reducing social security deeming rates
For further information on this visit the Treasury website.
Further Information - Services Australia, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Social Services websites.
For more information of the Australian Government’s Coronavirus financial assistance visit servicesaustralia.gov.au and dva.gov.au and dss.gov.au.
These websites are all linked on this page for you to access.
Who this service is for
Support for individuals - Existing and new recipients of JobSeeker Payment, Youth Allowance Jobseeker, Parenting Payment, Farm Household Allowance and Special Benefit.
Households - social security, veteran and other income support recipients and eligible concession card holders.
See the website for further details and fact sheets.
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
See the treasury website for full details and fact sheets for each area.
More programs from Department of Social Services
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.
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