You will also automatically receive a single $750 ‘support payment’, which will be made from March 31. (A second payment will be made to other welfare recipients who aren’t eligible for the Coronavirus Supplement.)
If you’re in severe financial hardship, an additional one-off Crisis Payment is available to those eligible for income support.
It’s equal to a week’s pay of your existing income support payment. Visit the Services Australia website for more information.
For more information on all of the above, including who’s eligible for the Supplement and Support payments, see our previous article: Has COVID-19 left you out of work? Here’s what financial help is available and how to access it.
Can I access my super early?
Yes, some of it.
Normally, you can only access your superannuation once you turn 65 or when you retire.
But the Federal Government is now…