Individual Grants

COVID-19 Disaster Payment – Southern Tasmania Lockdown
The Australian Government has activated the COVID-19 Disaster Payment for eligible workers affected by the Southern Tasmania lockdown.

Tasmanian workers who are eligible will receive $750 if they have lost 20 or more hours of work, and $450 if they have lost between 8 and less than 20 hours of work.

The payment is available to eligible people who live or work in the affected Local Government Areas of Brighton, Central Highlands, Clarence City, Derwent Valley, Glamorgan-Spring Bay, Glenorchy, Hobart City, Huon Valley, Sorell, Southern Midlands, Tasman, and Kingborough.

See the Coronavirus website for more information

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
The Australian Government has extended Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment arrangements to include Tasmania.

Tasmanian workers may be eligible for a $1,500 lump sum payment if they cannot earn an income because they are required to self-isolate or quarantine.

See the website for more information.

Pandemic Isolation Assistance Grants
Grants are available to support low-income persons, casual workers and self-employed persons who are required to self-isolate due to COVID-19 risk.

Temporary Visa Holders
Pandemic Isolation Assistance Grants are available to temporary visa holders residing in Tasmania who can demonstrate genuine financial hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. There is no requirement for temporary visa holders to be in self-isolation or quarantine to be eligible.

See the coronavirus website for full details

How this service is delivered

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Updated: 18/10/2021

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