Low Income Supplement

An annual $300 payment to help eligible low-income households.

Eligibility basics

  • your income for the previous financial year was below: $30,000 for singles, $45,000 combined for couples, or $60,000 combined for couples or singles with a dependent child
  • you did not receive a pension or benefit from the Australian Government for more than 39 weeks in the previous financial year


Low Income Supplement self-assessment tool

You can test your eligibility for the Low Income Supplement by using the Low Income Supplement self-assessment tool.

Page last updated: 5 February 2016