Last chance: Disability Worker COVID-19 Leave Grant final submission period

The final submission period for the Disability Worker COVID-19 Leave Grant will open for applications on GrantConnect Monday, 18 December 2023.

Under this grant, NDIS providers that make a payment to disability workers who deliver close personal support to NDIS participants, have lost hours due to a COVID-19 infection and have insufficient or no sick leave, will be eligible for reimbursement.

Applications are due 30 January 2024 for payments providers have made to workers for hours lost between 1 October 2023 and 31 December 2023.

Further details on eligibility, how to apply, and a comprehensive set of questions and answers can be found on GrantConnect.

Funding is available at a flat rate of $450 per worker where the worker lost at least eight hours, and up to and including 20 hours of work, and $750 per worker where the worker lost more than 20 hours of work.

Information for workers in English and nine other languages, is available online at Disability Worker COVID-19 Leave Grant.

If you have questions about the grant, please contact [email protected].

Please note: This is the final submission period under this grant opportunity. Providers will not be able to claim for reimbursement of payments to workers for hours lost after 31 December 2023.