Covid 19 Disaster payments to include all visa holders who have work right as well as Australian residents (Citizen, Permanent Resident and Special Category Visa holders.)

Applicants must meet the following general eligibility requirements:

  • you’re an Australian resident or hold a visa that gives you the right to work in Australia
  • you’re 17 years or older
  • you’re not getting an income support payment, ABSTUDY Living Allowance, Dad and Partner Pay or Parental Leave Pay
  • you’re not getting the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment, a state or territory pandemic payment or a state small business payment for the same period
  • you’ve lost income and don’t have any appropriate paid leave entitlements
  • the liquid assets rule for your event. ($10,000 cash or shares, waivers to the rule does apply such as Greater Sydney from 11 July 2021)

For details include state eligibility rules please do refer to: https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/covid-19-disaster-payment/who-can-get-it/general-eligibility-rules