Cost of Living Payment

What is the Cost of Living Payment?

The cost of living payment  is a once-off $250 payment to assist with the cost of living.

Who is Eligible?

To be eligible to receive this payment, you must been residing in Australia on the 29th March 2022 and receiving:

The eligible concession cards are all of these:

What do you need to do to receive the payment

Nothing!  No need to submit a claim.  If you are eligible, you will automatically receive the payment.

When will you receive this payment?

Payments will start from the end of April 2022.

More information can be found on the Services Australia website or by contacting Centrelink. 

For more information please contact the Seniors Enquiry Line on 1300 135 500.