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Please speak to your doctor or health professional for advice about managing your illness and accessing support.

  1. Seeing a doctor

    • For information about your health, talk to your doctor or other health professional
    • See information about managing chronic illness at the Department of Human Services

    If you need support now 

    Call Lifeline on 13 11 14. They’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also access Lifeline services online

  2. Leave and notice

    Flexible working arrangements

    Your rights 

  3. Living costs

    Check if you can get: 

    Read about: 

    If you're a veteran

    You may be eligible for an Income Support Payment from the Department of Veteran Affairs. 

    Healthcare and medicine costs

    Equipment and aids

      Managing your money 

       

    • Managing your symptoms

      Preparing your home

      Getting around 

      If you have been diagnosed with cancer

      You can find useful information at the Cancer Institute NSW.

      If your illness is life limiting 

      Find out what to do if you've been diagnosed with a life limiting illness

    • Help at home

      Mental and emotional support

      Support for carers