Who is eligible?
These payments are for people with no income, savings or financial support; and who cannot access Centrelink, Medicare or other government services.
Due to demand, the Red Cross will prioritise:
- people who cannot afford basics like food and medicine
- families with young children
- people who are experiencing harm,
- people with a disability
- people who are vulnerable to COVID-19
- people with physical or mental health issues
How to apply
Go to the Emergency Relief page on the Red Cross website.