Carer Allowance - Medical Report for a child under 16 years form (SA426)

Use this form as part of the assessment of eligibility for Carer Allowance.

A health professional currently treating the child must complete this form.

If you are claiming both Carer Payment and Carer Allowance, use the Carer Payment and Carer Allowance - Medical Report for a child under 16 years form instead.

A medical report itself is not a claim for Carer Payment or Carer Allowance.

In some circumstances, we may use information you’ve already given us. This means you may not need to provide a new medical report.

The easiest way to claim Carer Payment, Carer Allowance or both is online. Read more about claiming Carer Payment or Carer Allowance.

This PDF is fillable. Download this form and complete it on your device, or print it and complete it by hand.

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