$750 COVID Isolation Payment: How to Apply for Centrelink’s Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment if You Have a Positive RAT or PCR Test

Employees who test positive for COVID-19 through rapid antigen testing are now eligible to access the $750 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered through Centrelink on behalf of Services Australia.

RAT results are now accepted alongside those recorded by regular PCR lab testing to ensure payment is available to anyone who needs it.

Watch the video above to see Australia’s best rapid antigen tests explained

People who have lost at least a day of work because they are COVID positive, who are caring for someone who is a close contact, or who meets the definition of a close contact may be eligible for up to $750.

Here’s what you need to know about the Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.

The following information is provided by Services Australia.


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