Temporary Visa COVID-19 Emergency Relief Payment - Australian Red Cross

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The Australian Red Cross are providing a small one-off emergency relief payment for people on temporary visas to meet urgent financial needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Available to people in Australia with urgent needs who:

  • are not Australian citizens or permanent residents; and
  • have a need such as a utility bill or medical expenses, and are unable to meet that need.

To apply you will need evidence of your current or most recent visa and evidence of financial hardship.

Applications are made online at their website.



Last updated 7 January, 2021