COVID-19 Test Isolation Payment Scheme WA

This payment provides financial support for Western Australian workers who must self-isolate awaiting the result of a COVID-19 PCR test result.

What do you get?

A payment of $320.

Who is this for?

Western Australia workers and self-employed individuals.


This payment is available to Western Australian workers who are required to:

  • self-isolate awaiting the results of a COVID-19 PCR test
  • care for someone how needs to isolate following a COVID-19 PCR.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • be aged 17 years or older and be a resident of Western Australia
  • have been directed to self-isolate or self-quarantine while awaiting results of a COVID-19 PCR test taken on or after 23 December 2021, or be caring for someone isolating following a COVID-19 PCR test
  • have been likely to undertake paid work during the isolation period
  • be unable to work from home and have no access to paid leave or other income support
  • not have received other income, including government income support, for the same period of isolation.

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Apply for the COVID-19 Test Isolation Payment Scheme WA

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