Payments and services if you provide care for someone with a severe disability, illness or a frail and aged adult.
An income support payment if you give constant care to someone who has a severe disability, illness, or an adult who is frail and aged.
Check to see if you’re eligible for other support:
- use Payment and Service Finder to find, estimate and compare payments, and locate services
- view all payments for carers.
We provide payments to people who provide daily care for someone with severe disability, a medical condition, or who is frail aged.
You can get financial help and other services if you care for someone with a disability, an illness or who is frail aged.
There are payments and services to help you if you provide full time care to an older Australian.
We provide support to grandparents, legal guardians and other family members who provide full time care for a child.
In some situations, you can choose to get Carer Payment or Age Pension.
We close over the Christmas and New Year holidays and we want to help you plan so you still get paid.
We won’t be accepting new claims for Sickness Allowance from 20 March 2020.
We’ve made improvements to our online services to help give you more time back in your day.
This Stay Smart Online Week, take control of your online identity.
Find out more about the BSWAT Payment Scheme on the DSS website.