Crisis payments and allowances
The Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) is available to assist people who have been adversely affected by flooding in various Local Government Areas.
Crisis Payment is a one-off payment that helps those who have experienced difficult or extreme circumstances.
Pharmaceutical Allowance helps people with the cost of prescription medicines.
Remote Area Allowance gives you extra financial help if you receive certain income support payments and live in a remote area.
Special Benefit is a payment that helps people who are in severe financial need because of reasons outside their control and who cannot receive any other Centrelink pension or benefit.
Telephone Allowance helps with the costs of maintaining a telephone and home internet service.
If you have become widowed, divorced or separated later in life, were born on or before 1 July 1955, and have no recent workforce experience, Widow Allowance ensures you have an adequate income.