Payments and services if you provide care for someone with a severe disability, illness or a frail and aged adult.
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An income support payment if you give constant care to someone who has a severe disability, illness, or an adult who is frail and old.
An additional fortnightly payment if you give daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or is frail aged.
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.
Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines.
From 3 July 2019, we’ll pay eligible carers the Carer Supplement. Carers may also get the Child Disability Assistance Payment.
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From 10 June 2019, if you owe us money we can recover it from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments.
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
Find out more about the BSWAT Payment Scheme on the DSS website.
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