SA COVID-19 Cluster Isolation Payment

This program provides financial support to South Australian workers who are part of a designated COVID-19 cluster and must self-isolate while awaiting a COVID-19 test result.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

A payment of $300.

Who is this for?

South Australian workers and self-employed individuals.


This payment is available to support South Australian workers who are required to:

  • self-isolate awaiting a COVID-19 test result
  • care for someone self-isolating after a COVID-19 test.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • have been identified by SA Health as a casual contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in South Australia from 23 November onwards
  • have been tested for COVID-19 and are required to self-isolate pending test results
  • be 17 years or older
  • have been scheduled to work during the isolation period
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a holder of a necessary visa and
    work permits
  • have no access to paid leave or other income support.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at SA COVID-19 Cluster Isolation Payment.

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