The Department of Social Services requires all successful applicants to complete a mandatory survey in June and October. The survey will assess your ongoing eligibility.
You will be considered ineligible if you:
Young carers found to be ineligible in July will not receive the last payment. Please note you will not have to pay back the first payment.
You will receive $2,000 at the start of the year. You will then receive a second payment of $1,000 in June after completing the midyear survey.
The funding should be used towards supporting you in your education or training. This could include but not limited to: