If you are receiving Centrelink benefits volunteering can be a great alternative to paid work. Volunteering often won’t affect your payments, however it is important to find out if there are restrictions on the number of hours per week you can volunteer.
Australian recipients of a Disability Support Pension or a Carer Payment will receive assistance in two ways.
nFirstly, a separate Clean Energy Advance will be paid to pensioners. This will amount to $250 for a single pensioner or $190 for each eligible member of a couple.
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