COVID-19 - Overseas financial assistance

Support for vulnerable Australian citizens whose return to Australia has been impacted by the pandemic.

23 September 2020

On 2 September, the Australian Government announced additional support for vulnerable Australian citizens whose return to Australia has been impacted by the pandemic. 

If you are unable to return to Australia due to COVID-19 restrictions and you are experiencing financial distress, you may be eligible to access financial support from the Australian Government.

More information is available on the Smart Traveller website.