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Support is available during COVID-19

There’s a range of financial support and services available during COVID-19. You may be able to get financial help even if you don’t already receive any Centrelink payments. 

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JobSeeker Payment

Financial help if you’re between 22 and Age Pension age and looking for work, It’s also for when you’re sick or injured and can’t do your usual work or study for a short time.

JobSeeker Payment eligibility criteria has been modified until 30 June 2021.

You may need to meet mutual obligation requirements. 

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Payments and advice

Find out how to access payments and support if you are experiencing financial difficulty during COVID-19. 

Find a job

The labour market has changed quickly due to COVID-19. There are organisations looking for workers and ways to find work suited to your skills and experience.

State and Territory Government information

Refer to your local state government for the latest responses to the coronavirus pandemic. You can also check restrictions in all states and territories using the COVID-19 Restriction Checker.