From April 27, job seekers will receive a $550 supplement to existing payments, bringing the total to $1,100, Two, separate $750 payments will also be made to social security, veteran and other income support recipients and eligible concession card holders, These payments will be made automatically on March 31 and July 13, Businesses must continue to be active to qualify for payments, JobSeeker Payment (and all payments progressively transitioning to JobSeeker Payment), Partner Allowance, Widow Allowance, Sickness Allowance and Wife Pension. With the impacts of social distancing regulations, more Australians than ever are desperately seeking help from the government.
They will need to complete their claim documents within 14 days on making an intent to claim. Speaking on The Latest, Josh Frydenberg says new measures are being implemented so those in need can access funds.
For more information, see the federal government’s coronavirus stimulus fact sheet for individuals, or information for businesses. Centrelink will change the way it backdates payments from July 1. My claim for jobseeker was rejected because I stuffed up the lodgement and lodged before the criteria had changed.