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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
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The purpose of the grant is to provide lump sum financial assistance to limit the financial hardship of eligible individuals who are, or were, unable to earn an income having been required to self-isolate or quarantine, or are caring, or cared, for a person required to remain in isolation as a quarantine measure as a result of the coronavirus known as COVID-19.
In accordance with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Program Guidelines.
Ongoing (the grant opportunity will close when mandatory isolation periods are no longer applied by all states and territories)
This grant opportunity applies to claims for isolation periods from 1 July 2022 onwards.
Information on how to claim Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is available on the Services Australia website.
A claim will be assessed by Services Australia against the eligibility criteria before making payment and claimants will be notified by letter if their claim has been granted or rejected.
Where requested, a claimant may also need to provide evidence of meeting the eligibility criteria for the payment.
Services Australia makes every effort to process claims as quickly as possible. Depending on individual circumstances, payments can be released in real time to the claimant’s Australian bank account.