What's New

6 May 2019 (v1.254)

Page Title Details
1.1.E.102 Employment income Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
1.1.G.25 Gainful work (work bonus) New page.
3.1.2.40 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP) Clarified NARWP for special category visa (SCV) holders.
3.1.2.43 Exemptions for the NARWP Clarified policy.
3.1.11.30 Working credit depletion Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
3.1.15 Work bonus Updated section to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
3.2.1.40 RapidConnect - impact on NSA payability Clarified policy.
3.2.6.40 Away from home rate of YA & bypassing local schools Clarified policy.
3.2.11.60 Mutual obligation requirements for NSA/YA job seekers - exemptions - parents & foster carers with special family circumstances - automatic exemptions Clarified policy.
3.5.1.167 ParentsNext summary & participation requirements (PP) Updated policy regarding exemptions.
3.5.1.260 Mutual obligation requirements exemption in special family circumstances - overview (PP) Clarified policy.
3.5.1.270 Mutual obligation requirements exemption in special family circumstances - automatic (PP) Clarified policy.
3.6.1.100 Continuation, variation or termination of DSP Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
3.7.5.30 SpB mutual obligation requirements - exemptions Clarified policy.
3.9.3.33 Employer provided benefits - school fees, private health insurance & low interest loans Updated notional interest rate.
3.15.6 2019 one-off energy assistance payment - qualification & payability New page.
4.2.1.10 Pensions income test & limits Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
4.3.1.20 Determining the rate of income for pensioners of age pension age from 20/09/2009 Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
4.3.2.10 Income received to cover specific expenses Clarified policy.
4.3.2.35 Income exempt from assessment - s 8(11) exempt lump sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11).
4.3.3.20 Income from employment or independent contracting Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
4.3.3.25 Employment income for pensioners of age pension age from 20/09/2009 Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
4.6.4.50 Granny flats - features, rights & interests Clarified policy.
4.7.1.20 Assessment of income for sole traders & partnerships Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
4.7.1.30 Assessment of business deductions & losses for sole traders & partnerships Clarified policy.
4.10.2 Historical unemployment & sickness benefit income test Clarified policy.
5.1.8.40 Pension Reform - transitional arrangements Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
8.2.1 Transfers Updated terminology.
8.3.1 Start days - general provisions Clarified policy.
10.1.9.40 Calculating proportional income under agreements Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.
10.1.9.70 Inside Australia rate - one of a couple paid under the direct deduction rate Updated to reflect 1 July 2019 changes to the work bonus.