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Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment

Federal Payment for Victorians: Support if you can’t go to work and earn an income because you must self-isolate or quarantine, or are caring for someone with COVID-19.

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment is a lump sum payment to help you during the 14 days you need to self-isolate, quarantine or care for someone. If you need longer term help, check to see what other payments you may be eligible to get by using our payment guide.

Read more about who can get it.

How much you can get: If you’re eligible we’ll pay you $1,500 for each 14 day period you self-isolate, quarantine or care for a person who has COVID-19.

How to claim:
call Australian Government Services on 180 22 66
Phone lines are open 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday
OR
print and complete the Claim for Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment – Victoria form
and fax it to 1300 727 760.