quick & easy way to apply for social welfare payments

MyWelfare: Quick and Easy Online Application Process for Everyone
The Department’s online portal is by far the easiest and quickest way for all customers to apply.
All a customer needs is their email address, PPSN and bank account details.
Now on all customers can;
  • Apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment;
  • Apply for Enhanced Illness Benefit for Covid-19 including for self-isolation cases;
  • Apply for a jobseeker’s payment; and
  • Request to close their Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.
All you need is, an email address, a bank account and a PPSN. Simply go onto the Covid-19 Services section of the website and apply for the payment. You will have to set up an account but it is a simple and straight forward process.
This online channel enables the Department to quickly process applications, while being convenient, safe and easy for individuals to use.