Available to workers adversely affected by a state public health order.
Who is eligible ?
You need to meet all the eligibility rules to get the payment.
To get it you must meet all of the following:
|Event||Event dates||Claims open||Claims close|
|Parts of Sydney||1 July to 7 July 2021||1 July 2021||28 July 2021|
|Parts of Sydney||8 July to 14 July 2021||8 July 2021||4 August 2021|
|Parts of Sydney||15 July to 21 July 2021||15 July 2021||11 August 2021|
|Parts of Sydney||22 July to 28 July 2021||22 July 2021||18 August 2021|
|Parts of Sydney||29 July to 30 July 2021||29 July 2021||25 August 2021|
|Greater Sydney||4 July to 10 July 2021||4 July 2021||31 July 2021|
|Greater Sydney||11 July to 17 July 2021||11 July 2021||7 August 2021|
|Greater Sydney||18 July to 24 July 2021||18 July 2021||14 August 2021|
|Greater Sydney||25 July to 30 July 2021||25 July 2021||21 August 2021|
How much ?
You’ll get the following amount for the first and second period of a restricted movement order.
If you lost less than 20 hours work per week, you’ll get $325 for each relevant period, if you’re eligible.
If you lost 20 hours or more of work per week, you’ll get $500 for each relevant period, if you’re eligible.
You’ll get the following amount for the third and later periods of a restricted movement order from:
If you’re eligible, you’ll get $375 for each relevant period if you lost either:
If you lost 20 hours or more of work per week, you’ll get $600 for each relevant period, if you’re eligible.
A full day of your usual work is what you were scheduled to work but could not because of a restricted movement order. This includes not being able to attend a full time, part time or casual shift of less than 8 hours.
How to claim
Australian residents need to claim online.
If your myGov account isn’t linked to Centrelink, you can prove who you are through myGov to link to Centrelink.
Eligible working visa holders need to call us on the Emergency information line where we can take your claim.