$250 Disability Pension Bonus Payment 2024 – How to Apply

$250 Disability Pension Bonus Payment for July 2024

The Australian government will release a $250 bonus payment in July 2024 as part of the federal budget for disability pension recipients. This bonus aims to provide additional financial support to over 500,000 Australians who rely on disability pensions. This article covers who can get this Payment, who is eligible, how to apply and claim methods.

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Eligibility Requirements

Age and Residency:

  • Must be at least 65 years old.
  • Must have permanent residency in Australia.

Disability and Impairment:

  • Must have a disability with an impairment rating of at least 20 points, assessed by a healthcare professional.
  • Medical evidence, like diagnosis and doctor’s reports, is required to support the claim.

Payment Date

  • The $250 bonus will be paid on July 21, 2024.
  • Recipients can check payment schedules via the MyGov portal or by contacting Centrelink.
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How to Claim the Bonus

For Existing Recipients:

  • No need to apply; the bonus will be automatically deposited into your bank account.

For New Applicants:

  • Link your MyGov account to Centrelink.
  • Complete and submit forms SA369 and SA466 online.

Alternative Claim Methods

If you can’t apply online, you can:

  • Send claim documents by post to Services Australia.
  • Visit a local Services Australia office for assistance.

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