Crisis Payment

Residence rules

On the day you claim Crisis Payment you must meet the residence rules of your income support payment.

You must also:

  • be in Australia when the event occurred, and when you submit your claim, or
  • have returned to Australia and claimed within 7 days of being released from a prison outside Australia
This information was printed Monday 20 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/crisis-payment/eligibility/residence-rules It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 31 October 2018