1.1.S.70 Social security entitlement

Definition

A social security entitlement is defined by reference to the SSAct to mean:

  • newstart allowance
  • youth allowance
  • mature age allowance or mature age partner allowance
  • austudy payment
  • age pension
  • wife pension
  • widow allowance
  • widow B pension
  • parenting payment
  • disability support pension
  • carer payment, and
  • job search allowance.

Social security entitlements are those payments for which an advance payment may be payable.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security entitlement'

Last reviewed: 6 May 2019