The Grandcarers Support Scheme is an annual payment to grandcarers who have the full-time care of their grandchild / grandchildren.

To be eligible for Grandcarers Support you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Providing full-time care for grandchildren under 16 years.
  • Minimum of four months care in the past year.
  • Not receiving financial support from the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.
  • Willing to sign a Statutory Declaration confirming that the information provided is true and correct.

How much is the payment:

  • Eligible grandcarers will receive $400 for the first grandchild and $250 for each additional grandchild under 16 years.

To apply for the Grandcarers Support Scheme contact Wanslea on:

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