How much you can get
The amount of Sickness Allowance you can get depends on your income and assets.
We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year. The table is a guide only.
|If you're||Highest fortnightly payment|
|Single with no children||$555.70|
|Single with dependent children||$601.10|
|Single, 60 years or older but under Age Pension age, after 9 months of regular payment||$601.10|
We regularly review your circumstances to make sure you get the right amount. If your circumstances change, this may affect your payment.
Page last updated: 1 April 2019