Financial support for individuals

Financial support for individuals

There’s help available to individuals who have had their work or life impacted by COVID-19.

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Support for individuals and households

You may be eligible for financial assistance from the Australian Government.

Find out what support you may be eligible for.

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment closed 14 October 2022.

You may be eligible for High-Risk Settings Pandemic Payment if you work in a high-risk setting and can’t earn an income due to COVID-19.

Find out more.

Support for workers

There are a number of support packages available for individuals whose employment has been affected due to COVID-19.

Find out what support you may be eligible for.

Business support

Queensland Government Grants Finder

To find Queensland Government grants and assistance programs that may help you visit the Queensland Government’s Grant Finder.

Business Assistance Finder

To see what financial assistance and other types of relief are available to Queensland businesses impacted by COVID-19, visit the Business Assistance Finder.

Economic relief for businesses

To find coronavirus information and assistance for business and industry from the Queensland and Australian Governments, visit Business Queensland.


Small Business Hotline

Phone the Small Business Hotline on 1300 654 687 or take our business impact survey so we can link you with relevant support.

National Debt Helpline

You can get help from a free financial counsellor by contacting the National Debt Helpline on 1800 007 007. Financial counsellors provide free, independent and confidential advice to help you manage your debts or negotiate with creditors. Unlike financial planners or advisors, they do not provide investment advice or recommend products. They do not receive commissions. The National Debt Helpline website also has step-by-step guides and useful information on how to deal with specific types of debts.

Last updated:
4 November 2022