$250 Cost of Living Payment


$250 Cost of Living Payment


You will receive a one-off $250 cost of living payment if you receive any of the following payments or hold any of the following concession cards:

  • Age Pension

  • Disability Support Pension

  • Parenting Payment

  • Carer Payment or Carer Allowance (if not in receipt of a primary income support payment)

  • Jobseeker Payment or Youth Allowance

  • Austudy and Abstudy Living Allowance

  • Double Orphan Pension

  • Special Benefit

  • Farm Household Allowance

  • Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) holders

  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders

  • Eligible Veterans’ Affairs payment recipients and Veteran Gold card holders.

The Cost of Living Payment is exempt from tax and will not count as income support for the purposes of any income support payment.
An individual can only receive one payment.

Got a question? Contact us on (08) 8224 0066 or [email protected] 


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