Sickness Allowance

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An income support payment if you can't work or study for a while because of illness, injury or disability.

  • At least 22 but under the the age pension age.
  • In a job or getting ABSTUDY or AUSTUDY as a full time student.
  • Under the income and assets test limits

If you are experiencing severe hardship and have little or no entitlement to a payment.

Asset Hardship provisions may apply.

Last updated 9 April, 2019