Social security

Two payments of $750 each will be paid to eligible income support recipients and concession card holders. The first tax-free payment is expected to be automatically paid to eligible recipients from 31 March 2020. The second payment will be available to those who aren’t eligible for the Coronavirus supplement (see below) and will be automatically paid from 13 July 2020.

Eligibility for payment one
To be eligible, you must be residing in Australia and have been eligible for one of the income support payments, or a holder of one of the concession cards listed in the table below on a day between 12 March and 13 April 2020. If you had applied for an eligible payment and are subsequently granted the payment, you will also be eligible for the one-off payment. These
individuals will also be entitled to a second payment of $750 unless eligible for the Coronavirus
supplement (see below).

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