MILLIONS of Australians will soon receive a small boost to their bank accounts, as the federal governments $250 cost of living payments begin to roll out on Thursday.
The federal budget welfare scheme will see eligible welfare recipients receive the one-off boost, designed to offset rising costs of fuel, food and housing.
Anyone receiving the following Centrelink payments is eligible:
Anyone receiving the follow Veterans Affairs payments is also eligible:
And here are the eligible concession cards:
The process has been streamlined, meaning eligible welfare recipients do not need to apply for the payments - it will happen automatically.
The money will be rolled out from April 28 but may take several days to hit bank accounts.
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