A person receiving CA (child) may qualify for a bereavement payment upon the death of the child they were caring for.
A person receiving CA (adult) and an income support payment (other than CP) may qualify for a CA bereavement payment upon the death of their care receiver.
Act reference: SSAct section 992J Continued carer allowance during bereavement rate continuation period where disabled child dies, section 992K Lump sum payable in some circumstances, section 992L Continuation of qualification for carer allowance for 4 weeks in some cases where recipient's disabled child dies
FAAct section 3(1)-'FTB child'
Last reviewed: 2 January 2013