Paid yearly if you care for a person with a disability or serious illness and get certain payments.
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Who can get it
You must get a certain payment for 1 July to get Carer Supplement.
How to get it
You don’t need to apply for the Carer Supplement. We’ll automatically pay you if you’re eligible.
How much you can get
The supplement is a fixed rate of $600 each year for each eligible payment. You’ll get this amount on top of your regular payment.
How to manage your supplement
Your options for Carer Supplement.
What information relates
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Carer Supplement.