Workforce Retention Bonus Grant – Residential Care And Home Care

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Publication date: 
5 June 2020
Last updated: 
18 March 2021
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This fact sheet includes:

  • who can apply for the grant
  • what workers are eligible
  • how much the bonus is
  • what this means for the worker
  • are the payments taxable?
  • does the provider have to pay compulsory superannuation on these payments
  • when the applications open and how to apply
  • when the second payment will be made
  • how to receive the second payment
  • what information providers need to supply
  • what Australian Government–funded programs are excluded
  • how payments will be monitored
  • where to find more information