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assistance
financial
Concessions, Grants, Subsidies, Rebates and Other Useful Information
1. Carer’s Allowance
1.1 Carer Allowance (caring for a child under 16 years)
This is a supplementary payment that may be available if you are a parent or carer who
provides additional care and attention on a daily basis for a child under 16 years with a
physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability.
Link: http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/payments/carer_allow_child.htm
1.2 Carer Allowance
(caring for a person 16 years or over)
This is a supplementary payment that may be available if you are a parent
or carer who provides daily care and attention for a person aged 16
years or over with a disability, medical condition or who is frail aged.
Carer Allowance can be paid in addition to wages or other income
support payments such as Age Pension, Carer Payment (caring for a
person 16 years or over) or Parenting Payment.
Link: http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/payments/
carer_allow_adult.htm
1.3 Carer Allowance
(caring for a child under 16 years)
This can provide you with income support if you are unable to
support yourself through substantial paid employment while
you are providing care to a child aged under 16 years with a
severe disability or severe medical condition.
Link: http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/
payments/carer_child.htm