COVID-19 disaster payment
The payment helps workers who are unable to earn money due to a COVID-19 lockdown or hotspot.
Available to eligible people in a Commonwealth-declared COVID-19 hotspot.
Test and Isolate payment now available across NSW
A one-off payment of $320 to help meet the cost of wages lost whilst self-isolating at home waiting for COVID-19 test results.
From 9 September, the Test and Isolate support payment is available to all eligible NSW workers who do not have sick, carer's or pandemic leave.
Extreme hardship payment
An emergency payment of $400 for people living in Greater Sydney, experiencing financial hardship who cannot access ongoing Commonwealth income support, have zero or limited income, savings or community support and are temporary or provisional visa holders, or undocumented migrants.
- Extreme hardship payment is delivered through the Red Cross.
An eviction moratorium is in place until 11 September 2021. Landlords who decrease rent for impacted tenants can apply for a grant or land tax reductions depending on their circumstances.
Help and support services
It's important to look after your health and mental wellbeing, especially during lockdown or if you have to change your plans.
2021 COVID-19 Support Package
The NSW Government will provide financial assistance, support measures and tax relief to help businesses and people across the state impacted by the current COVID-19 restrictions.
Service NSW app
Stay up-to-date with the latest NSW Government COVID-19 information. Access digital licences, renew your rego and check fines and demerits.