Living with Brain Tumours

Finished Your Treatment - What's Next?

Building the Bridge -  Victorian Cancer Survivorship Program Project

Centrelink Issues

Disability Support Pension

Financial help if you have a permanent physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition that stops you from working.

Carer Payment

A payment to people who provide daily care for someone with severe disability, a medical condition, or who is frail aged.

Carer Allowance

An additional fortnightly payment if you give daily care to someone who has a disability, serious illness, or is frail aged.

Carer Supplement

Paid yearly if you care for a person with a disability or serious illness and get certain payments.

Travelling with a brain tumour - insurance and other issues

Driving with a brain tumour

Accessing superannuation with a terminal illness

Information available at the Department of Human Resources website

If you are diagnosed with a terminal illness in some cases your superannuation benefits can be accessed and tax- free provisions may apply.

Information available at the ATO website.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides Australians aged under 65, who have a permanent and significant disability, with funding for supports and services.