Paid yearly if you care for a person with a disability or serious illness and get certain payments.
You must get a certain payment for 1 July to get Carer Supplement.
You don’t need to apply for the Carer Supplement. We’ll automatically pay you if you’re eligible.
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.
Your options for Carer Supplement.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Carer Supplement.
Page last updated: 11 March 2019